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In the News, Reporting Live on NBC17 and ABC11

I’m excited to report that I was contacted by two major media outlets this week for interviews. Over on the Lineberry Alliance Blogs, I’ve been advocating and blogging about moving forward with the Tryon Road expansion project. Back in February, I coined the term “Garner Death Curve” in one of my first blogs on the topic. I’m not happy with the tone of the branding, but it’s helping bring attention to this complicated issue.

The overview of this situation goes something like this: Continue reading

From Boone to the Beach

I got back to Raleigh around 10:00 pm last night, unpacked the car, then repacked with all my surf gear. I considered driving on through the night, but was tired from the spending the day at Boone DrupalCamp. I caught up with MB and she showed me all the tailgating gear she got for the upcoming NC State football season (which kicks off next weekend).

I set my alarm for 5:30 am, but woke up at 5. I was actually Continue reading

Great day at Boone DrupalCamp

The weather was perfect for the first Drupal Camp in Boone, NC. I got a good 3.5 mile jog in this morning on the Appalachian State University (ASU) campus to get the day started. Time for the camp to begin.

Finding parking was easy, then you just followed the signs to the registration area. The day kicked off with Continue reading

3 concerts and counting

I spent most of my weekend editing pictures and videos from all of the concerts we’ve been to this summer. We started the summer series off in Virginia Beach with The Offspring and 311. Then, on a whim, went to see 40 oz to Freedom, a Sublime cover band who was playing at The Pit in Kill Devil Hills, NC while we were on the OBX.

The Offsrping

The Offspring rock Va Beach

We saw our first show at the Raleigh Ampitheater with Continue reading

FOJ on the OBX

We spent a lot of time on the Outer Banks this past July. Our tans were looking good, we had a good dose of salt water in our bloodstream, and we watched lots of sunsets. We kicked things our with our FOJ (Fourth of July) trip, then returned the next week for an offshore fishing trip. There was another weekend in there somewhere too, we forget.

Jason, Zander, and Merri Beth

Jason, Zander, and Merri Beth

Here are some more pictures from our OBX adventures in July: Continue reading

Getting excited about the first DrupalCamp Boone

I’m heading up to Boone, NC this weekend to attend my first DrupalCamp and the first DrupalCamp held in Boone. My first trip to Boone was for Leadership North Carolina orientation a few years ago. Then we went on a mini-family get-away last summer with my in-laws to check out the Tweetsie Railroad with our then, 3-year old son Zander.

This weekend, I’m looking forward to learning more about Drupal, including sessions Continue reading