Tag: family adventures

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

Getting into baseball

Note: This was originally written for another publication. I expanded it and changed things as necessary for the blog. Enjoying chili cheese fries and sno-cones at Historic Hicks Field. Chili cheese fries are delicious. They are even more delicious when you’re sharing them with your kids at an Edenton Steamers game. Recently, my kids and … Continue reading Getting into baseball

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