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One Place Where the Dollar Stretches the Farthest

October 14, 2008
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One Place Where the Dollar Stretches the Farthest Jordan Lake State Recreational Area in North Carolina offers numerous opportunities for camping, sailing, hiking, birding, and more. A visit to the Pittsboro area, which is part of the Research Triangle Region, is a great driving vacation for families, groups, couples, and/or business travelers. Located in the heart of North Carolina, between the Triangle (RDU) and the Piedmont Triad (GSO), possible itineraries include: A stay at the family-friendly Celebrity Goat Dairy Bed & Breakfast (Siler City). Also considered the Goat Hilton, it’s a farm famous for its cheese and they milk...

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Dovecote at Fearrington Village

October 14, 2008
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Dovecote at Fearrington Village

Monday, October 13, 2008 Dovecote at Fearrington Village October 13, 2008 at 6:33 pm · Filed under Post Sunday’s Post, Uncategorized ·Tagged Dovecote at Fearrington Vilage, Dovecote at Fearrington Village For my December column in Metro Magazine, I’m once again listing great places to see Christmas design, places to buy wreaths, greenery and bows, plus places to buy great gifts for the gardener.   It occurred to me that it had been a while since I visited Fearrington Village.  As such, I made a special trip to Dovecote at Fearrington Village in Pittsboro, NC.  I’m glad I did. I’d forgotten how lovely drive is.  To be...

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Shakori Hills…Shazaam!

October 14, 2008
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Shakori Hills…Shazaam!

Shakori Hills…Shazaam! October 13, 2008 · Before this weekend, I had never eaten a Veggie Thing. I’m happy to say that I am now among those that have been to Shakori Hills Grassroots Music and Dance Festival and tasted that wonderful bounty from the Sugar Shack. But there was much more to see and do than just eat delicious overpriced food. One of the surprises of Shakori Hills is the variety it offers in terms of musical genres, from bluegrass (of course) to Cajun and Zydeco to West African Groove, and the fun didn’t stop there. I learned a Cajun...

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