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re: Recs for Bryson City - nctiger71
[quote]i'm looking for specific recs...driving tours,[/quote][link=(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vd62nmbn1-Q&feature=youtu.be)]NC Public TV Weekend show about Bryson City[/link] This is about a 5 minute video with some info about Bryson City from a NC PBS TV show. [img][url=https://imgur.com/...
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re: 3 night getaway suggestions - nctiger71
[b]San Fran?[/b] There is a lot to do in SF, we went there for our 25th Anniversary and stayed a week. There is good public transportation in the city but you can rent a car and go south to Monterey, Carmel, Pebble Beach; or north to Muir Woods, drive along the coast to Bodega Bay or more inland t...
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re: What are the Voter Registration Stats of your Street? - nctiger71
37 R 17 D 21 Other All the blacks are Ds; no surprise there - not all the Ds are black. At least 2 of the Others (my next door neighbor) are registered Independent and plan to vote Trump. The info is a little out of date as some folks have moved but interesting nonetheless....
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re: Films Superior To Novel - nctiger71
[quote]I disagree that Midnight In The Garden Of Good and Evil was better as a film.[/quote] Agree with that, I was really disappointed in the movie....
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re: 3 night getaway suggestions - nctiger71
What cities have you been to? Do you like museums? History? Pro sports? Some ideas: Washington DC San Diego San Antonio/Texas hill country Dallas/Fort Worth Boston Portland, Maine Rapid City, SD & general area Vancouver BC if travel to Canada is allowed. It’s hard to make meani...
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re: What are some of yalls favorite classic novels? - nctiger71
Catcher in the Rye You Can’t Go Home Again The Last Picture Show Tobacco Road The Old Man and The Sea don’t think these have been mentioned...
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re: yellowstone national park-where to stay/ what to see - nctiger71
How long do you plan to be there? Went last year; first time. There are many post about YS on this board. The best recommendation I read before our trip was to stay a few nights in one place and a few nights in another. We didn’t do that but now I understand the recommendation. Stay in on...
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re: TV Shows That Got Better Over Successive Seasons - nctiger71
Everybody Loves Raymond...
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re: I’m in North Carolina. - nctiger71
[quote]How's lake Glenville?[/quote]Lake Glenville is great. It is not very big. We rented a house on the lake last summer; there were 13 of us. Rent a boat at the marina. Some good places to eat in Cashiers & Highlands. Lot of places to hike and waterfalls to see....
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re: Long Weekend Get-a-way w/ Spouse - nctiger71
[quote]That time of year should coincide with fall foliage in the northeast. fly to boston, drive to maine, stay in a b&b and drive around looking at the leaves change. my wife loves it for a long weekend getaway.[/quote]I think the NE would be a great place to go that time of year; you will probabl...
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re: Sitcom supporting actors who had better careers than their leads after show was done. - nctiger71
Megan Fox on Hope and Faith; leads were Faith Ford & Kelly Ripa. Fox probably has had a better career than Ford but not Ripa....
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re: 3 friends 'massacred' on fishing trip in Florida - nctiger71
[quote]according to Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd.[/quote][quote]Judd said the scene area was “about as far out in the woods as you can get.”[/quote] Unless I picked the wrong lake, Sheriff Judd apparently doesn't know his own community very well. The entire Lake Streety Road is only 2 miles long...
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re: Looking for a mountain destination that would be suitable for a 2 yr old - nctiger71
[quote]I took my daughter to the Grand Canyon when she was about 6 and she doesn't every remember going there. [/quote]You’re not alone. Friends of ours went to the GC and were standing next to another family (they didn’t know them) and a boy 6-8 who was not impressed says something like “Is this ...
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re: Hot take about cuisine local to your area - nctiger71
[quote]Herb's, Lexington Barbecue(Honey Monk), the Barbecue Center, Richard's, Red Bridges, Switzerland Cafe, Skylight, amongst others. I will say, Haywood Smokehouse in Dillsboro is excellent and the best I had in NC. It's brisket is even on par with a great Texas bbq restaurant.[/quote]Interes...
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re: Hot take about cuisine local to your area - nctiger71
[quote]North Carolina pulled pork in restaurants, whether butt or whole hog, can easily be surpassed smoking a butt at home. I've been to more than a dozen places across that state and many of them taste like they're just baked, not smoked.[/quote]I’m not agreeing or disagreeing with your comment bu...
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re: Work: other than the paycheck; any retirees miss it? - nctiger71
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re: Work: other than the paycheck; any retirees miss it? - nctiger71
[quote] I hear about retirees who genuinely miss work.[/quote]I retired in 2014 at almost 65. I had thought I would work to 70, not because I needed the $ but because I thought I would miss it as it defined who I was and enjoyed the job. Big surprise; have not missed working for one minute. And t...
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re: Bryson City, NC - nctiger71
[link=(https://youtu.be/Vd62nmbn1-Q)]NC Weekend Bryson City segment[/link] This is a NC public TV segment about BC. ...
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re: Grand Canyon, Colorado, plus some - nctiger71
[quote]Should I maybe only stay one night in Glenwood Springs and make my way to RMNP.[/quote] I would either do that or stay in Estes Park. But it depends on what time you get to Grand Lake I would think. GL is not very big; we got there about 4:00 pm and walked around it twice before dark. I...
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re: Odds the FBI forces Ghislaine to “out” Trump? - nctiger71
[quote]I'm starting to share the suspicion that Maxwell is going to be a part of linking Trump to Epstein just in time for the November Election.[/quote]I thought it was a good thing when she was arrested but then I heard about that Oct ‘16 suit and it seems like ‘Oh Crap, here we go again.” - the ...
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