11 June 2012

Road Trip, Week 5: Appalachia to Atlantic

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  • Driving Tunes: Folk music on the radio, greatest hits of the Napster Age
  • Books: The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, How We Decide by Jonah Lehrer
  • Wildlife: Sugar gliders, salamanders, wild ponies, shore birds
  • Food: Pulled pork and hushpuppies, Spanish mackerel, shrimp and scallops, crab beignet
  • Sights that didn't quite make the blog: The equally stunning views from Clingman's Dome and McAfee Knob, meeting through-hikers on the Appalachian trail, the commercial madness at the Smokies' entrances, the swarming-est mosquitoes I've ever seen at Ocracoke, sunset from the Outer Banks, the Kittyhawk monument, swimming in the Atlantic, Teach's Hole (as in Edward Teach AKA Blackbeard); the Blue Ridge Parkway vistas 
  • Friends: Bobby Masocol, Ryan Armbrust, Johnny Kirkwood, Becca Fisher


Kalen's Mommy said...

Sugar gliders!?! And crab beignets!?! Ahhh-mazing!!! You better be taking pics, cause I want to see everything!!

Mars said...

Oh yeah? Well one time, while I was playing on my laptop at the comic book store.....