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Camping in the Uwharrie National Forest

October 23rd, 2006 by Scott McFarlane

Badin Lake near the Arrowhead CampgroundThis weekend, Jackson and I met my friend Jim and his two boys for a weekend of camping at the Arrowhead Campground in the Uwharrie National Forest. We arrived Friday afternoon, and then were joined Saturday by Larry and Bob. Great weather and a nice campground made for a very enjoyalbe weekend. The campground is situated within walking distance of Badin Lake, where we could fish during the day, and enjoy the star-filled sky at night. The boys certainly enjoyed a bit of independence, being able to ride their bikes all over the campground while keeping in touch with us on walki-talkies.

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A Visit to the US National Whitewater Center

September 16th, 2006 by Scott McFarlane

Today, we took the family out to check out the new US National Whitewater Center. This is a huge facility just a few miles down I-85 from Charlotte. It’s a man-made park for whitewater rafting and kayaking. It also has a climbing center, and biking and hiking trails. Below are some pictures I took today. Read the rest of this entry »

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Beach – Day 4

August 8th, 2006 by Scott McFarlane

It seems like the older the kids get, the more they enjoy the ocean. Today, Jackson took his net and bucket to a nearby pier, and caught two starfish, four crabs, and also discovered a huge horseshoe crab. Then it was time to hit the waves and do some boogie boarding.

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First Day at the Beach

August 5th, 2006 by Scott McFarlane

Ahh. Finally. A vacation. After all the hard work of moving, we can now relax and enjoy the sunshine, here at Cherry Grove Beach, SC. We got an extra day too – we’ll be here for 8 total days!

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Tour of Waxhaw

July 22nd, 2006 by Scott McFarlane

Downtown WaxhawOn Saturday, we took the kids and walked around downtown Waxhaw. We immediately noticed the artistic influence of Tom Risser. Later, while driving through other parts of Waxhaw, we stumbled across a fancy mailbox… I wonder who’s house that was?
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