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A New Englander in NC: Elizabethan Gardens and Full Moon Brewery

One morning, we drove all the way up the Outer Banks to the Elizabethan Gardens. It was only supposed to take an hour and a half to get there, but the rain from the previous day had caused NC 12 … Continue reading

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A New Englander In NC: Hatteras Island

Just after I’d welcomed fall, I took a trip down to North Carolina and went back to summer. It was a visiting family sort of trip, so it was nice and low key. As there were quite a few of … Continue reading

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A New Englander in NC: Sunrise Beach Walks

I’m an early riser. At home, I’m up long before sunrise and have exercised, walked the dog, showered, and eaten breakfast before anyone else has stirred. Turns out, I can’t shut off my internal alarm clock, not even on vacation. … Continue reading

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A Weekend in Maine (aka mosquito paradise)

Last weekend we headed to Maine with some friends. We packed the car after work with coolers, camping gear, and bicycles, then piled in along with the dog to make the drive north. We arrived long after dark and unloaded … Continue reading

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