Author: Lauren Blake

Island Time

  As far as beach towns go, few are more charming than those up and down the Outer Banks. The coastal driving is unparalleled, the maritime forests are wildly beautiful, and the beaches are distinctly peaceful. Depending on where you are—from the quiet town of Hatteras on the southern part of the island to the quaint town of Duck up…

Downsizing in Davidson

Neal and Betsy Norvell love the quaint, quiet town of Davidson. It’s where they planted roots 14 years ago and raised their now 17-year-old son, Sam. Like most couples, the Norvells knew they would eventually downsize once Sam left home and intended to do so in the next few years. But as fate would have it, an opportunity presented itself…