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Local Tourist {North Carolina Botanical Garden}

For this week's edition of Local Tourist, I'd like to take you to the North Carolina Botanical Garden in Chapel Hill. Also known as the location of my second date with D, circa 2003. How time flies because that was precisely the last time I set foot inside (!!). So while running an errand in… Continue reading Local Tourist {North Carolina Botanical Garden}

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Local Tourist {Greg Museum of Art & Design}

Not quite a park this time, but with an incredibly relaxing and beautiful outdoor garden, I feel quite good about including Gregg Museum of Art & Design in this week's edition of Local Tourist. This NC State University museum found it's permanent home at 1903 Hillsborough Street in the fall of 2017. It is a… Continue reading Local Tourist {Greg Museum of Art & Design}

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Local Tourist {John Chavis Memorial Park}

This summer vacation the kids and I have committed ourselves to playing local tourists by exploring one new-to-us park each week in the Raleigh and surrounding area. So far we have visited Green Hill County Park (park created on a landfill mound; breathtaking views) and Lassiter Mills Park (secret beach with a lovely trail). Hope… Continue reading Local Tourist {John Chavis Memorial Park}