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21 Days Outdoors – Sandhills Horticultural Garden

Conventional wisdom advises that habits are ingrained after 21 days of repetition. If that theory holds true, then the eat~play~shop local habit requires time and effort to develop. Each month I’ll share “21 Days” of some event, place or organization in the Triangle, enabling (and I mean that in the most positive sense possible) your… Continue reading 21 Days Outdoors – Sandhills Horticultural Garden

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A Fond Farewell to 2013

It's that reflective period at year end, when reviewing the past year's events seems most appropriate. I tend to relive the year's memories visually, through photos. The year began with a little snow, just a little, that soon melted away.  In February "More Love" opened at Ackland Art Museum in Chapel Hill (and I couldn't… Continue reading A Fond Farewell to 2013

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{NC Day Trip} Beyond the Zoo – Downtown Asheboro

Summer vacation season is here. We’re lucky to live nearly equal distance from the mountains and the coast, with so many interesting sites to visit when you feel like exploring the spaces between. This year, I’m planning a series of day trips to visit NC cities and attractions just an hour or two from the Triangle… Continue reading {NC Day Trip} Beyond the Zoo – Downtown Asheboro

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{NC Day Trip} A Tale of Two Cities – Part Two

Summer vacation season is here. We’re lucky to live nearly equal distance from the mountains and the coast, with so many interesting sites to visit when you feel like exploring the spaces between. This year, I’m planning a series of day trips to visit NC cities and attractions just an hour or two from the Triangle… Continue reading {NC Day Trip} A Tale of Two Cities – Part Two

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{NC Day Trip} A Tale of Two Cities – Part One

Summer vacation season is here. We’re lucky to live nearly equal distance from the mountains and the coast, with so many interesting sites to visit when you feel like exploring the spaces between. This year, I’m planning a series of day trips to visit NC cities and attractions just an hour or two from the Triangle… Continue reading {NC Day Trip} A Tale of Two Cities – Part One

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Against the Grain – A Fall Vacation to the Outer Banks

I know Fall is the perfect season for spectacular mountain views of trees at the peak of color. It's also a wonderful time to visit the Outer Banks along the North Carolina coast to take in the colorful vistas of cool blues and warm sands. I'm prone to go against the grain, and tend to… Continue reading Against the Grain – A Fall Vacation to the Outer Banks