Category: Misc. adventures

Historic adventure: Harriet Jacobs

Historic adventure: Harriet Jacobs

Note: This was originally intended to be a newspaper article. Some of the tour deals with sensitive subject matter, mainly slavery in the South. EDENTON, North Carolina -- The Harriet Jacobs tour is offered through the Edenton State Historic Site. Tickets cost $2.50 per person and can be purchased at the agency's Visitor’s Center, 108 … Continue reading Historic adventure: Harriet Jacobs

Family adventure: Lighthouse climb

Family adventure: Lighthouse climb

COROLLA, North Carolina -- Twice a year, the Currituck Beach Lighthouse hosts a free lighthouse climb. For no cost, or a small donation, you can climb all 11 stories -- 220 steps and nine landings -- of the lighthouse. Once at the top, you can see the Atlantic Ocean, the Currituck Sound and Virginia, depending … Continue reading Family adventure: Lighthouse climb

A learning adventure in positivity

Author's note: I originally wrote a version of this for the Chowan Herald, a weekly newspaper in northeastern North Carolina. Since this is a blog about all of my adventures, I have added this mental adventure. It happened the day before the Pinehurst 10K, which I recap here. PINEHURST GOLF COURSE, North Carolina — Friday … Continue reading A learning adventure in positivity