Wednesday, October 04, 2006
Cool things about Chapel Hill
To enlighten my Western compadres on the little events in life that I find wonderful, a new segment. "Cool things about Chapel Hill." I probably could think of a better title, but it is early. Other than being the hometown of James Taylor and having a great University, there are some small details that I am finding simply charming:
First. Maple View Farms. It is a local dairy in Hillsbourough (where I hear there is a tea place where you get to keep the fancy tea cup, if you'd like.. gotta check that out.) At the fancier grocery stores, which happen to be the ones closest to us, darn fancy neighborhood, you can buy their milk. For about $2 for a half gallon. Which isn't the cheapest, I understand. But it is amazingly fresh, all grass fed cows, a true treat for a milk connoisseur such as myself. And the best part, you can take the glass bottles back and they give you $1.20 back. So you pay like $.80 for the yummiest milk! Then I put that money into my decorated spaghetti sauce jar and someday.. we'll be rich! Or go out to dinner or something. But still fun. We are going to ride our bikes to the dairy where you can get fresh ice cream (my kind of bike ride!) if my bike will ever stop getting flat tires.
SO ya, nothing too fancy, but who says the simple things in life can't make me very happy? Find something to enjoy in your lovely town today.