Out in the north east corner of the state, about an hour and a half away from Raleigh, is the little town of Halifax. This small town has few buildings and farms. It is situated by the Roanoke River, which runs into the Albemarle Sound. Though it is hard to believe, this small town once … Continue reading Historic Halifax, North Carolina
This Easter weekend, my family and I decided to start off by heading up to Old Salem for lunch. Yep, drove two hours for a wonderful lunch. We got to sit outside in the cool weather in a colonial setting. However, to our surprise, it was also a special event day for Easter and at … Continue reading Easter Eggs–Old Salem, North Carolina
This weekend, I was able to escape for a short time, about five hours to be exact, into the colonial era. Old Salem is a Moravian community (established 1766) located in Winston – Salem. This is one of the best spots to visit if you’re interested in history. But, this is no usual colonial town. … Continue reading Old Salem, North Carolina
I’ve wanted to go to Somerset Place for weeks now, every since I read about it in Our State magazine. This was my chance, my three day weekend opportunity, to go and explore. And no rain, snow, hurricane, or a blasted cold was going to stop me. I took all my medications, packed plenty of … Continue reading Somerset Place, North Carolina
I had to just share this with everyone! Pirates, my domain and the backdrop of Death Island, have invaded Beaufort, North Carolina! I love it! Just proof that Pirates will never die in the hearts of many! Click the link below to pull up the article. Man, I can't believe I missed this! Beaufort once … Continue reading Beaufort Once Again is Invaded by Pirates – I Can’t Believe I Missed This!
For the past few days, I have been having writer’s block on my current Passion Project that I’ve been working on for the past eight months. No matter how hard I tried I couldn’t flow my thoughts together. And a second Passion Project I came up with just this summer has been running through my … Continue reading Resting the Mind, Body, and Soul
Ahoy, me maties! Gather around the fireplace and hold onto your mugs of rum. Lead-foot Jones: RUM! This be ice tea! Work with me here, Jones. I’m about to tell you of me adventure to the Outer Banks. I landed me boat, the Forester, on the shores of Kitty Hawk. A lovely town, but filled … Continue reading A Pirate’s Tall Tale – Outer Banks
The seagulls cry and the waves crash onto the sandy shores. No wonder this was once a pirate’s paradise. I’ll be here for the weekend, have me Arrghbuck coffee and a swig of rum with me old friends (and I mean centuries old – Yo ho ho). And as long as the weather holds, … Continue reading Outer Banks, NC