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Happy D-Days from Brevard, NC!

October 15, 2014

Happy D-Days from Brevard, North Carolina!!

My alma mater had their 100th annual homecoming celebration this past weekend.  As much as it killed me not to be in Vermillion toasting a Bloody Mary with my USD friends at Carey’s, I was able to visit someone just as special to me.  Our destination:  Brevard, North Carolina!  Why?…Because we both wanted to go somewhere we had never been and I was wanted a reprieve from big-city living.  D.F. is a HUGE city, and I have really been missing the simple pleasures; the peace and quiet of smaller town life, having the ability to get in a car and drive with cruise control, and wide open spaces. Because D.F. also has mild/somewhat perfect weather year-round, I have also been missing the change in the leaves during fall.  Therefore, Brevard was perfect for a fall getaway! Brevard is near the entrances of Pigsah National Forest and DuPont State Forest, so we were able to see a lot of waterfalls and drive along the Blue Ridge Mountain Parkway.  Here’s a few photos from our weekend.

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After climbing Richland Balsam – the highest point along the Blue Ridge Parkway.

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Path trail on the way to the summit of the Richland Balsam summit.

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Our view from the Blue Ridge Mountain Parkway!

 

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Looking Glass Falls – Pigsah National Forest.

 

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All in all, it was so wonderful to visit the great views, cozy town, wonderful food, and the best company…I don’t think I could’ve asked for anything better.

 

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Thanks for the great weekend!