88 Quartz Hill

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Pittsboro, NC — Enjoy wide-open spaces and big views with 88 Quartz Hill. With a grilling deck for summer and a wood-burning fireplace for winter, you’ll reap the full benefits of country living year-round. Read more

Two Fall Trips on Jordan Lake

Pittsboro, NC – Hard to believe summer is over, but it’s time to start thinking about Fall Excursions with Chatham Conservation Partnership (CCP). Read more

2013 Guide to Renting a Boat on Jordan Lake

Pittsboro, NC – I love the great outdoors and, over the last few years, I’ve written all about Jordan Lake – Fall Hiking, Spring Camping, a Dog’s Guide to Jordan Lake and more. But the most popular post has been about renting a boat. Just in time for summer, freshly-updated, is my 2013 Guide to Renting a Boat on Jordan Lake. Read more

Carolina Sailing Foundation Camp

Pittsboro, NC – A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about a Kayak and Canoe Camp on the Haw River. In this post, I’ll tell you about Carolina Sailing Foundation summer camps on Jordan Lake and Lake Wheeler. Read more

Update: Renting a Boat on Jordan Lake

Pittsboro, NC –  Jordan Lake Boat Rentals is my most popular story ever. It’s had nearly 10,000 views. But a few significant things have changed on the lake in the last year, so this is an update to the original post. Read more

Dog’s Guide to Chatham County

Pittsboro, NC – People love their pets. I love my dog Princess. Yep, that’s her name. Don’t mock, don’t judge. For all you pet-lovers in the area, here’s my Dog’s Guide to Chatham County. Read more

A Guide to Pittsboro Parks

Pittsboro, NC – Chatham County is rich in opportunities for outdoor recreation. But, sometimes overlooked, the park system right here in the town of Pittsboro offers many of its own unique charms. Read more

Paddling The Haw River In Chatham County

Pittsboro, NC – Do you canoe? I do. I also kayak and enjoy a river rafting trip, too. Here’s a short guide to paddling the Haw in Chatham County. Read more

Fall Hiking Around Jordan Lake

Pittsboro, NC – The Fall leaf colors are peaking this week. A perfect time for me to get out of the house and go for a hike with the kids. Read more

Tour Jordan Lake by Boat

Pittsboro, NC – I love living so close to Jordan Lake. Almost every weekend, the kids and I find ourselves out there to camp, hike, swim, paddle board, sail, cook out or just hang out.

But maybe the best way to see the lake  – the entire lake all at once – is a boat tour. Read more