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Sweetly at Home in a Small Town

It is those little creative exceptions to the norm, small but important, that helped to nurture my creativity in a small town.

Beaufort, North Carolina

Maybe it’s the spice of the lusty pirates who hid out in these waters, or maybe it’s the current crop of wide-ranging buccaneers who moor their yachts here while passage-making on the Intracoastal Waterway (ICW) who deliver the flavor. A port city’s always a bit saucy.

Step into my Garden

Gardening columnist Constance Warren explores what it means to be a “native” — for both plants and people: “As I began my search for hearty and native plant life, I was forced to look at the definition of ‘local’ for myself and others ‘from off’ who call this town home.”