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Laura Morgan, General Manager, Real Estate Sales and Construction

Born and raised in North Carolina, Laura never strayed far from home.  She received her B.A. in English and Education from UNC-Chapel Hill and joined Fitch Creations when she graduated in 1986.  Laura oversees construction and real estate and also serves as broker-in-charge.

Working, Living and Playing at Fearrington

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of attending the Thai New Year Dinner at The Granary, one of the Cooks and Books events sponsored by McIntyre’s Books.  The author of Real Thai, Nancie McDermott, spoke about her books, her life and her passion for food, as well as, her wonderful insight into Thai cooking, Thai culture and Thai people -– and even a bit of Southeast Asia’s geography and history.  Colin Bedford and his team outdid themselves with 10 different Thai dishes, from... Full Post >

The Comfort of Neighbors

Eight months out of the year, I can’t see my neighbor’s house from my kitchen window.  But from late November when the leaves drop, until late March when Spring growth explodes, my neighbor’s house is visible through the trees.  As I was putting away my coffee mug this morning, it dawned on me that no matter what time of year it is, I know my neighbors are there.  Not in an invasive sort of way, but  more as a  comfort – to borrow a lime, to keep a spare key, or just to wave at in... Full Post >