Category: Seen on my adventures

SOMA: Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge

COLUMBIA, N.C. -- Last week we explored Columbia, North Carolina. Just off U.S. 64, heading to the Outer Banks is a welcome center. Beside the center is the Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge. Run by the federal government, the small center offers a look at local wildlife at its welcome center. Head toward the water, … Continue reading SOMA: Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge

SOMA: Colombia , North Carolina

SOMA: Colombia , North Carolina

Located in Tyrrell County, Colombia is a short drive from the Outer Banks. As the county seat of one of the poorer areas in North Carolina, it's population was 810 in the 2010 census. Colombia is home to the Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge center and the Pocosin Arts School of Craft, a regional art … Continue reading SOMA: Colombia , North Carolina

SOMA: Manteo, North Carolina

SOMA: Manteo, North Carolina

Manteo, North Carolina, is on Roanoke Island. It's the island before you get to the islands that make up the Outer Banks. Virginia Dare, the first English child born in the then-colonies, was born here. Manteo is also the site of the Lost Colony. Stepped in a bit of history and tourism, the town has … Continue reading SOMA: Manteo, North Carolina

SOMA: Cupola House gardens

SOMA: Cupola House gardens

Almost every Wednesday, I walk throughout downtown Edenton, North Carolina, to deliver newspapers. There's something satisfying about walking throughout town and dropping off copies of the weekly Chowan Herald. Across the street from the newspaper's office, is the Cupola House, a historic structure that includes two beautiful gardens. The biggest one is the The Frances … Continue reading SOMA: Cupola House gardens