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Lavender Harvest Celebration at Bluebird Farm

All photos from Bluebird Hill Farm.

Pittsboro, NC – Doesn’t this sound cool: helping to harvest the lavender at Bluebird Hill Farm right here in Chatham County, NC. 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

5th Annual Briar Chapel 5K

Pittsboro, NC – Regular readers of this space know I love the great outdoors and the active lifestyle. Well, I’m taking my game up a notch as a sponsor of the 5th annual Briar Chapel 5K.
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Haw River Summer Camps

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Chatham County, NC – Late winter and early spring might be the best time of year to go kayaking or canoeing. My family just loves the Haw River Canoe and Kayak Co. But it’s not too early to think about summer camps.

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Boulder Park Coming to Briar Chapel

Chapel Hill, NC – My family loves outdoor living and a natural lifestyle. That’s what makes Briar Chapel one of my favorite Triangle Communities. Now, a new park is set to open, one of 21 planned for this ingenious and ambitious community. Read more

Haw River Hike This Sunday

Pittsboro, NC – Just a short post about a Haw River hike on Sunday, January 13, 2013. Read more

Snow Skiing in North Carolina

Appalachian Mountains, North Carolina – I grew up in the Rockies and I can tell you that North Carolina has some great skiing. It’s the Switzerland of the South. Here’s a story about my recent family ski trip to Banner Elk plus a full guide to skiing in North Carolina.

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Rare Walk on the Rocky River

Pittsboro, NC – The Rocky River would have to be considered a hidden gem in Chatham County. But on Saturday Nov 3, 2012 you’ll have a unique chance to walk a piece of the Rocky that might soon become an actual nature trail. Cost is free.

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Halloween in Chatham County

Photo by William Warby.

Pittsboro, NC – Fall is in the air across Chatham County, NC and it’s that time of year when corn mazes appear and pumpkin carving contests begin. Get out of the house and enjoy one (or all) of these Chatham County Halloween events. 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