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Rucking Around

Oct 16, 2017 Tracy Jones
Rucksack – from German dialect, Rucken (back) + Sack (sack) Rucking is simply walking while wearing a backpack. You can run with the backpack, squat with the backpack, do pushups with it, but regardless, you’re […]
October 2017

Haunted Hair

Oct 2, 2017 Tracy Jones
Hair should be fun. It should be an extension of who you are – your personality, your style, your sense of whimsy, or lack thereof. So why should Halloween be any different? On a holiday […]
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Changing Lives

Sep 15, 2017 Tracy Jones
Looking down over the edge of the Wells Fargo Capitol Center, it’s easy to get a little nervous­— especially if you are in a harness preparing to rappel off the side. The breeze kisses your […]
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Dinner No Dishes

Jul 31, 2017 Tracy Jones
Please your party crowd with a food truck When my husband requested that our favorite food truck cater his 40th birthday party, I was intrigued, but skeptical. We’ve catered parties before and I’m not the […]
July 2017 / August 2017

Crafting Beauty

Jun 30, 2017 Tracy Jones
Jewelry is more than just shiny bobbles on display. It is wearable art. It is a repurposed heirloom. It is a symbol of love, loss, or something in between. In short, it is meaningful. In […]
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From Trash to Treasure

Jun 12, 2017 Tracy Jones
Take two self-proclaimed “car nuts” and drop them off in a scrap yard and what do you get? An entertainment center made from the front of a 1955 pink Cadillac. Four years ago spouses Mark […]
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The Pecking Order

May 15, 2017 Tracy Jones
In the midst of Justin Miller’s backyard stands an elegant multi-level structure. A tin roof with skylights sits atop wooden beams, toys dangle about to prevent boredom and, down below, happy chickens squawk under a […]
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A Berry Good Time

May 8, 2017 Tracy Jones
This month the fruits of our roots come together at the Got to Be NC’s Homegrown Fare, where locals can sample products created right here in North Carolina. From wineries to candle companies, more than […]
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February 2017

Keeping Music Alive

Feb 1, 2017 Tracy Jones
When 17-year-old flutist Kyrese Washington took the stage with Pink Martini and the N.C. Symphony, he could barely believe he had the opportunity to perform in front of such a large audience. The Millbrook High […]
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In Search of the Perfect Costume

Oct 17, 2016 Tracy Jones
Large character heads surround the store, gazing down at racks of period costumes and rows of Styrofoam molds covered in wigs. Pirate hats and platform shoes sit adjacent to the dressing room, urging customers to […]
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