Durham Co-housing

I just discovered that Durham is opening a co-housing community called “Central Park Co-housing”

Good news. The place is already full! Co-housing certainly is on the rise.

I ran into Doug, Nancy, Carolyn, and several others by coincidence. Very nice folks indeed.

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Almost There!

Going into my last weekend of first year of fellowship. July 1 can’t come soon enough!

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Lake of the Woods

Grandpa Lipps took us out on his speedboat this weekend – it was a bit misty and not so sunny so no waterskiing this time. But we still got to experience the relaxing pleasure of his new boat. Kaya even started to smile once!

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Our own little beaver queen

Our favorite Durham event happened this weekend: the annual Beaver Queen Pageant.  It is a fundraiser for the Ellerbe Creek Watershed Association and contestants compete in a beauty pageant dressed up as beavers.  You can imagine the beaver jokes and fun!

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Quarry

We closed up an awesome weekend with a trip to the Eno Rock Quarry – Durham’s best swimming home. It’s a beautiful quarry, although tightly regulated with limited parking and uptight rangers. There was a snake in the water right as Tommy and Kaya got in, which really freaked me out. Otherwise it was great fun. I forgot to take pictures, so snapped this one as we were packing up.

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