May 2009

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Shelter from the Storm

Shelter: It's one of life's essentials. These four tents fulfill other needs, too—like comfy sleep, easy set-up, and eco-friendly construction.THE GREEN TEN...
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Crowders Mountain, N.C.

Photo credit: Jonathan KalodimosCrowders Mountain State Park is a fast escape for Charlotte’s outdoor-craving urbanites. The 2,000-acre foothills park is a...
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Quote of Note

"Finishing the Barkley was not at all what I expected. I didn't well up. My heart didn't pound uncontrollably. All the emotion and hoopla had been worn down to ...
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Rowing Machines

What ever happened to rowing machines? Several years ago, everybody said rowing was the single best exercise you could do. Now you can’t find a rowing machine a...
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DIXIE LULLABY

DIXIE LULLABY — MARK KEMP Mark Kemp’s cultural memoir Dixie Lullaby: A Story of Music, Race, and New Beginnings in a New South deals with the feelings and exper...
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Opening the Door

Audrey Peterman is an avid environmentalist and backpacker who, along with her husband Frank, has devoted her adult life to increasing the cultural diversity in...
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Wonder Women

Next month, three world-class female ultra runners—Virginia’s Rebekah Trittipoe, North Carolina’s Anne Lundblad, and Jenny Anderson—will attempt South Beyond 6,...