Articles written by: Anna Fletcher

Anna Fletcher

I just moved to Asheville in late May after graduating from Appalachian State University. I am 22, living in West Asheville, and working as an intern with ENO. I love being outside and am passionate about living a healthy lifestyle!

The best place to swim – Lakes vs. Pools
Guest Blogger / Outdoor+Travel

The best place to swim – Lakes vs. Pools

Aah summer. A time of barbeques, sunshine, hiking, and enjoying the long, warm days. Something that I look forward to every year is finally being able to shed those winter layers and get out to a body of water for some r & r. Going swimming is one of the [...]

Songs for New Adventures
Guest Blogger / Hammock Culture

Songs for New Adventures

Sunlight beats down on you as you speed down the highway. You stretch your arm through the open window, resting your elbow on the door and letting your fingers curl and uncurl in the wind. Your other hand softly taps the steering wheel in time to the music; hopeful lyrics [...]

The Greatest Sport You’ve Never Head Of
Guest Blogger / Hammock Culture

The Greatest Sport You’ve Never Head Of

In the early 1920s, some college kids from Yale began playing catch with tin pie plates from the Frisbie Pie Company in New Haven, CT.  They even got truck drivers for the Frisbie Pie Company to join suit by throwing pie tins at passersby.  Almost a century later, college kids [...]

Look to the Stars…
Relax and be healthy

Look to the Stars…

“Ever wonder what those sparkly dots are up there?” “They’re fireflies.  Fireflies that got stuck up on that big bluish-black thing.” “Oh, gee.  I always thought they were balls of gas burning billions of miles away.” “With you, everything’s gas.”  - The Lion King Whatever they are, stars are fascinating.  [...]

Climb On, You Crazy Diamond
Hammock Culture

Climb On, You Crazy Diamond

It’s easy to see how rock climbing can become an obsession.  There is something about being in the middle of the woods, up on a mountain, staring at the awaiting rock face in front of you that is peacefully vigorous and a little intimidating.  As someone who has been real [...]