Moving to Wilmington NC: Begin Again

Posted by - May 16, 2016

By Lynn Cannon Leake | MOVING… a word that strikes fear in the hearts and minds of even the most intrepid of us. That goes for moving anywhere, even moving to Wilmington NC, a place with so many positives. However, something most of us have in common is that we don’t stay in place. The

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Photographs: Are there too many?

Posted by - May 13, 2016

By Edward Taylor | The first photograph was taken in 1826, but it doesn’t look like the last one will be taken anytime soon. Originally, photography was a craft for only a few. It took an expensive, unwieldy camera, a darkroom, and a good bit of time to make even one photograph. Then, Kodak made

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Page’s Perspective: What You Need is a Process

Posted by - May 12, 2016

By Page Rutledge | Page’s Perspective is a monthly column focusing on emotional wellness and developing a sense of personal well-being. Q: Dear Page, I know I’m depressed and I’ve read about ways to deal. I searched online. I’ve looked at a zillion sites, read articles in my doctor’s office, and none of it feels

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Mosquito Warfare Naturally

Posted by - May 10, 2016

By Dr. Jennifer Escarcega | Summertime is almost here, and with the return of warm weather comes the return of mosquitoes. With the emergence of the Zika virus, mosquitoes have become public enemy No. 1, and repelling mosquitoes is now more important than ever. Many mosquito repellents on the market contain active ingredients such as

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Juice and Blend

To Juice or To Blend?

Posted by - May 9, 2016

By Evonne Varady | To Juice A juice is the liquid of a plant with all of the plant’s fiber removed. Juices, in our minds, are healing drinks – “vitamin and mineral infusions.” Juicing removes all of the fiber and some of the protein from the plants. This means your body does not have to do any digestive work to

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Triplets in the House

Posted by - May 8, 2016

By Asia Butler | Anyone can be a mother, but it takes a lot to be a mom. Elizabeth McLamb is one of Wilmington’s local supermoms, because she sees in triplicate. She is mom of Lilly and 5-year old triplets, Austin, Lee, and Currin. Although Elizabeth was raised as a twin, she never imagined she

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Mimosa Moments: Gathering Gratitude

Posted by - May 5, 2016

By Lynn Ingram | It had been a slow and sluggish sort of day, the kind where I just wasn’t moved to do much of anything. Finally, though, I felt just guilty enough about the slothful passing of too many hours that I pushed myself out of the house and onto my bike for a

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LakeFest Celebration at Greenfield Park

Posted by - May 4, 2016

There is everything to love about Greenfield Lake, with its winding 4 mile bike trail, paddle boats rentals, playgrounds, wisteria covered picnic shelters and glorious stands of azalea bushes. And that’s not even taking into consideration the huge population of white herons, Spanish moss covered cypress and an occasional alligator. Greenfield Lake is the perfect

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Battleship North Carolina Celebrates Big 75th

Posted by - April 25, 2016

By April Vickery | Downtown Wilmington is home to many wonderful sites and historic landmarks, but none quite as majestic as the Battleship North Carolina. Commissioned on April 9, 1941, the USS North Carolina was the first newly built battleship to serve during World War II. She is the most highly decorated American battleship, with

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Chicken Wings – CFL Honey Soy Style

Posted by - April 23, 2016

Chicken Wings marinated and baked in a rich and flavorful honey-soy sauce are a satisfying diversion from fried chicken wings, with a tasty sauce that is perfect over rice. Last weekend was Wilmington Wing Fling, and if that just whetted your appetite for this perfect and easy meal – or snack – try our chicken

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