Tag: north carolina


When we were planning our trip to North Carolina I checked out the nearby rinks and saw that one was having a USFS skating competition while we were planning on being there and that I had one day left to register. Done! It doesn’t usually work out so nicely. The skating calender runs from June […]


This week has been crazy! But in a great way. Jason was able to work out of his company’s office, which is about 20 minutes from here, and I’ve been skating every morning in preparation for my competition this Saturday. The rink is 15-20 minutes away in a multi-sports facilitiy, much like a town rec […]


Years ago our boys were big fans of the TV show, Zaboomafoo, which featured a leaping lemur named, Zaboo. Who knew that the star of that show was just down the road from where we are staying? Duke University has campus facilities all around Durham and the Duke Lemur Center is one of those. It’s […]


Mr. T has been saving up for various “wants” and decided to move “longboard” to the top of the list. I took him out to 2 different places, one in Durham and the other in Raleigh. He had a pretty good idea of what he was looking for, but the salesman in Durham was about […]


After driving all day we finally arrived in North Carolina, specifically Birchwood RV Park in Durham. This park is unique. The owner doesn’t take reservations and most of the clientele are older mobile homes and patients at Duke University Hospital. They come and they go and everything seems to be lacking a system, or rather, […]