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NC Wine and Food Weekend: An Epicurean Adventure

Posted on October 25, 2011 under Adventure Series

NC Wine and Food Weekend An Epicurean AdventureNC Wine and Food Weekend An Epicurean Adventure

It’s my favorite time of year – fall – and my favorite month – October – and that means my birthday, cooler temperatures and great weather for adventures out of doors....

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Releasing Rescued Turtles into the Sea

Posted on August 31, 2011 under Adventure Series

Releasing Rescued Turtles into the SeaReleasing Rescued Turtles into the Sea

A few years ago I had the good fortune of seeing a giant Loggerhead sea turtle lay her clutch of eggs in the dunes on East Beach. Everyone was quiet and all we could hear was her breath, the gentle...

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You’ll Get a Charge Out of These Bikes

Posted on July 22, 2011 under Adventure Series

Youll Get a Charge Out of These BikesYoull Get a Charge Out of These Bikes

It seems like all of my Bald Head Island adventures have me on the water. Of course, they all start on the water with the ferry ride over, but I seem to be drawn to kayaking, sailing, paddleboarding...

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Spooky Fun: Ghost Walks on Bald Head Island

Posted on July 18, 2011 under Adventure Series

Spooky Fun Ghost Walks on Bald Head IslandSpooky Fun Ghost Walks on Bald Head Island

Looking for something to do after dark on Bald Head Island? You’ll want to check out the new  Ghost Walk tours  – just as long as you don’t scare too easily, that...

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Jammin’ at the Americana Music Festival

Posted on June 03, 2011 under Adventure Series

Jammin at the Americana Music FestivalJammin at the Americana Music Festival

Heading off to the Americana Music Festival this past Memorial Day Weekend, I had no idea what to expect. The event was in its first year, so I had nothing to go on. But, as a long-time...

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Howl at the Moon? I Couldn’t Help Myself

Posted on May 23, 2011 under Adventure Series

Howl at the Moon I Couldnt Help MyselfHowl at the Moon I Couldnt Help Myself

If you were on Bald Head Island on May 17 and were near East Beach around moonrise, you may have heard me and about 100 other people howling at the moon. See, the  Maritime Market and Café’s ...

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Super Stars with the Bald Head Island Conservancy

Posted on May 02, 2011 under Adventure Series

Super Stars with the Bald Head Island ConservancySuper Stars with the Bald Head Island Conservancy

Most of my adventures put me on Bald Head Island during the day, but on my most recent adventure things didn’t even start to get interesting until 8:30 p.m. The sun was setting and the...

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Adventures in Nature: The Bald Head Island Conservancy Wildlife Tour

Posted on April 04, 2011 under Adventure Series

Adventures in Nature The Bald Head Island Conservancy Wildlife TourAdventures in Nature The Bald Head Island Conservancy Wildlife Tour

On my most recent adventure excursion to Bald Head Island, I joined the  Bald Head Island Conservancy  for a wildlife tour. When I arrived at Deep Point to catch an early ferry over, I found...

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The Sounds of Silence

Posted on March 02, 2011 under Adventure Series

The Sounds of SilenceThe Sounds of Silence

This post is part of a series titled  Haven: Behind the Scenes , which delves deeper into some of our favorite stories from the most recent issue of  Haven  magazine. When I wrote...

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This Adventure Was “For The Birds”

Posted on January 01, 2011 under Adventure Series

This Adventure Was “For The Birds”This Adventure Was “For The Birds”

During my many adventures on Bald Head Island last year I noticed something – birds. Lots of them. From  my first adventure going bird watching  with the  Bald Head Island Conservancy...

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