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Weekend Reads: Midsummer’s Mayhem

I love, love this book!

Mimi is an expert baker who feels “unseen” amongst her siblings.

Her summer is going to be so exciting – there is a baking contest at the local café!

Mix in a little Midsummer Magic – the recipe for a great story.

 
Sarah

McIntyre’s Books

Erin & Brandon’s Fearrington Wedding

Erin and Brandon tied the knot in the gardens under the willow oaks and then danced the night away in the barn. How did you and your partner meet? Brandon and I met at an all-girls summer camp on the coast of North Carolina. That’s right, an all-girls camp, and Brandon happened to be one of the few gentleman that worked on staff. We got to know each other and quickly became friends, but...



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Meet Buzz and Martha

Donald (Buzz) Mewhort Jr. and Martha Mewhort are Bushcreek residents since 2017. They shared a bit about what brought them to Fearrington Village and what they like most about living here. What persuaded you to move to Fearrington Village? We had lived in Durham during our undergraduate years and Law School. When we returned to visit we learned about Fearrington Village. We loved the setting...



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Weekend Reads: Scrublands

An Aussie reporter, Martin Scarsden, trying to get over a horrifying incident on the Gaza Strip, travels to a small town in the Outback to do a piece on the town one year after its own horrifying incident, a mass murder perpetuated by the local priest. But nothing is as it seems, the townies are guarded, secrets tumble like weeds through the almost deserted town, and...



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TRUST ME…YOU’LL LOVE THIS: signs of an early spring

Punxsutawney Phil seeing his shadow this week….the chickadee singing its summer song outside my studio window today….and the butterflies, beetles, bees and dragonflies that have just landed in Dovecote…. all add up to an early spring in my book! Music to my ears. Our extraordinary collection of handmade insect brooches would compel even  the most astute entomologist to take a second...



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Movies (And Other Things) by Shea Serrano

Weekend Reads: Movies (And Other Things)

This is a  great book for the modern era movie buff. Shea Serrano has very eclectic thought patterns, and such an entertaining way of elucidating those thoughts, that you can't help but laugh and get hooked on what he's trying to get across. Here are two chapter titles just to give you a feel; Were the Jurassic Park raptors just misunderstood? Or how about-...



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