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Mountain History in a Bottle

Mountain History in a Bottle

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In one of Bill Watterson’s better-known Calvin and Hobbes comic strips, the anthropomorphic tiger approaches his human counterpart in the midst of digging a…

Estate of Mind

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The owners of this future English Country home have shown their Texan inclination for living large. For one thing, they wanted lots of chimneys….

Have Rock — Will Travel

Have Rock — Will Travel

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Writer/historian doesn’t need to leave home to take a musical journey   By: Brendan Blowers Bill Kopp gets music in the mail almost every…

Framework for Fast Times

Framework for Fast Times

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Retired race-car driver keeps busy with nine acres in Hendersonville  Sissy Owen knows fast cars. She doesn’t always know movie stars. The Hendersonville resident has…

A Toast to Travel

A Toast to Travel

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Retired journalist displays shot glasses from around the world The history of the shot glass is murky, but one popular origin story says a small…

Enduring as an I-Beam

Enduring as an I-Beam

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Exploring the home life of intercontinental trailblazers Jennifer Pharr Davis doesn’t say that “she” broke the Appalachian Trail’s thru-hike speed record in 2011. She says…

A Deck for Every Decision

A Deck for Every Decision

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Culinary entrepreneur thanks the cards for success Fourteen-year-old Jesse Roque didn’t know the future when she found a deck of tarot cards in an under-construction…

Mobile Unit

Mobile Unit

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Simpatico creatives unite in new Brevard firm Seeing a giant mobile by Alexander Calder hanging beneath architect I.M. Pei’s pyramid-shaped skylights in Washington’s National…

The Daughter of Invention

The Daughter of Invention

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Michelle Moog-Koussa gives local flavor to an international legacy Michelle Moog-Koussa didn’t know much about her famous father’s legacy until Robert Moog, inventor of…

Hunt, Peck, Keep

Hunt, Peck, Keep

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Sean Trapp haunts Brevard’s thrift shops looking for the lost treasures of his trade. With his sister, Leigh, Trapp is the third-generation owner of…