Lifestyle

Oct. 16, 2013

Nationally recognized, a Chatham Legend; Clyde Jones

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Nationally recognized, a Chatham Legend; Clyde Jones

Do you hear the roar of the chainsaw?  Do you see all the wooden critters?  As you drive through Bynum, Chatham County, it seems like everyone along the way has a wooden critter!  These are the master pieces of Clyde Jones ...

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Oct. 14, 2013

Potterstone Village

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Potterstone Village is a quaint, well established neighborhood located in Pittsboro, North Carolina.  With a population of just under 4,000 it offers a small community feel, but is located conveniently 20-30 minutes from most anywhere in the triangle via 15-501 or Route 64.  For your ...

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Oct. 14, 2013

Don't Forget to Smile

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Don't Forget to Smile

 

The other day I was deep into my workout when a nice lady, who often works out at the same time, broke my concentration and said, “Smile, don’t forget to smile.”  As I think of it, she is always smiling and needless to ...

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Oct. 10, 2013

Historic Apex…too cute!

apex nc real estateHistoric Apex…too cute!

I love taking friends and family to Historic Apex! Matter of fact one of my favorite “girlfriends day” happened in historic Apex!  We spent the better part of the day “browsing” through the boutiques, enjoying the antique stores and just being able to walk and enjoy ...

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Oct. 9, 2013

Looking for Free Wi-Fi in Pittsboro?

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Looking for Free Wi-Fi in Pittsboro?

Have you ever been in Pittsboro and been in the need of Wi-Fi?  Getting a bite to eat in Pittsboro doesn’t mean that you have to be out of touch with the world.  Each one of these eateries has complimentary Wi-Fi for ...

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Oct. 9, 2013

The Colors of Fall in NC

The Colors of Fall in NC

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Summer is officially over; the children have returned to school and there is a slight chill to the morning air.  All around us we are  surrounded with the brilliant colors of fall!

For those of us who love to take picture, it is ...

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Oct. 8, 2013

Do you know your County History?

CountiesDo you know your County History?

Some of the first settlers to both Chatham and Orange Counties were the English Quakers who settled along the Eno and Haw Rivers. And this is where our blog begins…

In 1752 Orange County was formed and named after the infant William V of ...

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Sept. 22, 2013

Carrboro Music Festival Sept 28th -29th

carrboro music festivalCarrboro Music Festival Sept 28th -29th

Wow!  We have lived here 4 ½ years and I feel like I have been left in the dark!  How is it that year after year I have missed the Carrboro Music festival insert??   Of course, it is not their fault ...

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Sept. 15, 2013

Our Day in Raleigh

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      Our Day in Raleigh

We have a tradition; when we go visit a museum in Raleigh, then we get a treat at The Cupcake Shoppe. A great way to spend the day…

We FINALLY visited the North Carolina Museum of Art!  It is a beautiful museum, well thought out ...

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Sept. 13, 2013

Why North Carolina is Great!

 Why North Carolina is Great!

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We all have our reasons for loving North Carolina; the culture, outdoor activities, fall foliage, beach or mountains, I am sure you can think of something!  But do you know that we host a lot of first and greatest?

First and greatest, hum, what is ...

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