Tag: family adventures

Seen on our adventures

Seen on our adventures

These are random photos from our adventures so far this month. Jennette’s pierFireworks at a local football gameJockey’s RidgeSunrise at the beachGarden near workGarden near workSeagull takes flightAn egg casing for baby Whelk shells, with some babies on itWright Brothers Memorial DeerSeashellsJumping off sand recently dumped on the beach.Jumping off a reclaimed beach. The next … Continue reading Seen on our adventures

How Scottie became Yoda

How Scottie became Yoda

A little over two weeks ago, I asked my monthly question to the local animal shelter director, “Do you have any dachshunds or small mixes?” The emailed photo of Scottie. The shelter usually has hounds and pitbull mixes. But this time, she said they just got an owner-surrendered Scottish terrier/dachshund mix. He’d be available to … Continue reading How Scottie became Yoda

Lake Phelps revisited, with a friend

Lake Phelps revisited, with a friend

PETTIGREW STATE PARK -- Lake Phelps is outside of Creswell, North Carolina, in Pettigrew State Park, which is named after a family that once owned part of the property surrounding the park. Their most famous family member is General James Johnston Pettigrew (July 4, 1828 – July 17, 1863), who was an American author, lawyer … Continue reading Lake Phelps revisited, with a friend

2019’s last adventures — Lake Phelps

2019’s last adventures — Lake Phelps

LAKE PHELPS , North Carolina — This spot in Washington County is the second largest acre lake in the state of North Carolina. The historical marker about Lake Phelps. It’s over 44,000 years old and Indian artifacts dating back 11,000 years have been found in the lake bed. For this particular adventure, my family visited … Continue reading 2019’s last adventures — Lake Phelps

Finding adventures

Finding adventures

As a mom, I frequently hear kids and adults talk about being bored. For some it's a way to get out of their responsibilities. Some just don't feel like doing what they've done over and over again. I'd like to offer a way to find adventures. I will admit, these adventures aren't for everyone. One … Continue reading Finding adventures