Monthly Archives: March 2019

Conservators Center: Embrace The Wild

Originally appeared in Hyco Lake Magazine - 2016 Spring published by Blank Page Solutions Prior to Happy Endings Publications ownership By Eva Miles “Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened,” asserted poet Anatole France.  At the Conservators Center in Caswell County, North Carolina, visitors are confronted face-to-face with the beauty of the wild and ...

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Elmwood

Start Where You Are, Use What You’ve Got By Phyliss Boatwright The name “Elmwood” conjures images of charm and graciousness to visitors of Dr. Michael Rudder’s ancestral Leasburg home. Seeing this former plantation envelopes one in that charm and graciousness, and in a diverse history as well. While navigating the long, narrow, tree-lined driveway, a visitor’s heart rate slows, but ...

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Outdoor Living Decisions

Do you want fries with that? By Joe Wilkerson In the fall issue of Hyco Lake Magazine we addressed how to make an outdoor living decision. In that article we reviewed The Inspiration, The Budget, Meeting the Builder, The Initial Meeting, and The Proposal. From inspiration to construction and completion there is a lot of moving parts that need to ...

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Mama’s Tupperware Cabinet

By Candace Baskervill Some of my favorite memories growing up were playing in my mama’s Tupperware cabinet. It was actually a 1920’s Hoosier Cabinet, but it was affectionately known as “Mama’s Tupperware Cabinet.” I could pull all the Tupperware out and stack it, match the lids, spread it out all across the kitchen floor. The burnt orange, mustard yellow, and ...

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Not Quite the Big Yellow Taxi

By Norwood Walker     “…Crowds of men and women attired in the usual costumes, how curious you are to me! On the ferry-boats the hundreds and hundreds that cross, returning home, are more curious to me than you suppose, And you that shall cross from shore to shore years hence are more to me, and more in my mediations, ...

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Gutters To Gardens – Raised Beds

Greetings from the Garden! By Bart Streb March is a planning month and a time to get a little dirty. We have days of spring-like weather that greet us early in the year and here are some tips to get you started. Put on your old sneakers and pants and let's get gardening! Find a Great Location Think about an ...

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Making What’s Old New Again

Story and photography by Meredith Bernard As a child, Hosanna Blanchard knew that her most favorite times were spent with her Grandmother crafting old treasures into new ones. What she didn’t know then is that she’d now be doing the same thing, thirty-some years later, in the same exact building her Grandmother once ran a quilt and craft shop, in ...

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Jumble Store and Safe Haven

‘Building Relationships’ and Shopping Bargains By Phyliss Boatwright Photos by Mackenzie Clayton, RCS Sophomore Shopping at the Jumble Store on Roxboro’s Main Street offers several advantages. Customers can find great bargains on a new outfit, a good book, a car seat for the baby or grandchild, a new chair for the home, or pick up a piece of jewelry or ...

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