Archive for the North Carolina Category

Ultra Rare Melanistic Black Whitetail Deer Seen in North Carolina WITH an Albino

Ultra Rare Melanistic Black Whitetail Deer Seen in North Carolina WITH an Albino

On September 1, 2017, the remnants of Hurricane Harvey were passing through central North Carolina after devastating Texas and blew the transformer out on my property a few acres away from my house. So, we went out for a drive. We are near the new development of

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Is the Chinese Lantern Festival at Koka Booth Worth Visiting?

Is the Chinese Lantern Festival at Koka Booth Worth Visiting?

Here’s one for the North Carolina category of my blog, which I have been neglecting too much lately. Koka Booth Amphitheater in Cary NC is home to many great presentations, festivals, concerts and performances. Named after former Mayor Koka Booth and located on Regency Parkway, Koka Booth

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Is the 2016-2017 Flu Season here in September?

Is the 2016-2017 Flu Season here in September?

According to the CDC, the flu season picks up in October. Of course, this varies around the United States due to location, and of course the strain of the flu. In North Carolina, over the last 3 years,  influenza has been most prevalent from October to May,

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The 2016 Hurricane Season Is Here. Are You Prepared?

The 2016 Hurricane Season Is Here. Are You Prepared?

It’s late August which means that the Atlantic Ocean has warmed enough to fire up hurricane season. And sure enough, there are currently several tropical storms. From the Gulf of Mexico to North Carolina, the United States has not had a serious hurricane in a very long

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2016 North Carolina Shark Attack Map and Timeline

2016 North Carolina Shark Attack Map and Timeline

Page last updated June 28 2016. As of now there have been 2 shark attacks in North Carolina in 2016. 2016 Shark Bite Timeline I will keep this page updated as more bites occur. I do hope that the list is small this year. Below are the

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Wegmans is Coming to Cary North Carolina

Wegmans is Coming to Cary North Carolina

When I first arrived in Cary, North Carolina about 17 years ago, I was wowed. Beautiful lawns, sign ordinances, bright blue skies, nice cars, you name it. Coming from NY, the grass really was greener on the other side, or at least a different shade of green.

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2015 North Carolina Shark Attack Map, Timeline, Myths

2015 North Carolina Shark Attack Map, Timeline, Myths

If you know me or stalk me online you know that I frequent the coast of the Carolinas from Isle of Palms & Myrtle Beach, SC, to Topsail Island, to Atlantic Beach and the Outer Banks (OBX). Recently, while vacationing in Topsail Island, there was a shark

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Pittsboro North Carolina in HDR 2014 – 2015

Pittsboro North Carolina in HDR 2014 - 2015

Pittsboro was established in 1785. I love Pittsboro. I visit the farmer’s markets. I do the farm tour of the sustainable agriculture. I shop at the businesses in historic downtown Pittsboro. I am not a photographer but I do play with HDR photos. I thought it would

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Google Fiber Charlotte News and Information

Google Fiber Charlotte News and Information

This page has the latest Google Fiber news and information for Charlotte, North Carolina. What is Google Fiber? Fast, affordable Internet & TV. Internet: Google Fiber offers Gigabit Internet that is around 200X faster than most of today’s current “high speed” offerings from companies such as Time

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Google Fiber Raleigh RDU News and Information

Google Fiber Raleigh RDU News and Information

This page has the latest Google Fiber news and information for Raleigh and RDU including Chapel Hill, Cary, and Durham. What is Google Fiber? Fast, affordable Internet & TV. Internet: Google Fiber offers Gigabit Internet that is around 200X faster than most of today’s current “high speed”

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Capital Area Greenway Trail Parking Google Map

Capital Area Greenway Trail Parking Google Map

On this page you will find an up to date Google Map of all of the parking locations in Raleigh for the Capital Area Greenway Trail System. Capital Area Greenway Trail Raleigh Parking Locations Google Map: Why I made this map: I wanted a quickly accessible Google

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20+ Free Things to do in Raleigh, NC

20+ Free Things to do in Raleigh, NC

We have compiled a list of free things to do in Raleigh, North Carolina. Everything is kid friendly, fun for individuals, couples, or family. There is something for everyone! Also see the embedded Pinboard and Google Map below. If you have a suggestion please post it in

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