Contents February 2018 vol. 11 No. 2
20 Make a Mess Réa Wright found a natural
solution to reignite creativity
32 Thoughts from
14 The Davidson Garden Club
Root for the home team instead of roses
76 Out + About Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce 30th Annual Meeting
78 On the Circuit What’s happening at Lake FEBRUARY 2018
Movers, shakers and more at the lake
13 The Davidson Horticultural
the Man Cave
Norman this month
80 Lori’s Larks Editor Lori K. Tate
Photo illustration by Kerrie Boys.
22 Navigators Dr. Jennifer Lidstrom cares for Team USA
About the Cover:
Symposium turns inspiration into reality keeps blooming
17 Take 10 — The George Winston scoop
How we live at the lake
26 H ealth + Love
Jennifer Brinkley and Sandy Plemmons created a community for yogis and more
Catherine Boardman brings casual coastal elegance to River Run
Dine + Wine
serves hope through Room in the Inn
Eating, drinking, cooking and fun
LAKE NORMAN CURRENTS
56 Wine Time Epic wine
58 On Tap
Iredell Brewers United is about more than beer
34 T rends + Style Sweet finds
60 In the Kitchen
with Jill Dahan
Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake
62 Nibbles + Bites
Smokey J’s BBQ makes you feel at home
Special Advertising Section: 65 Medical Profiles
36 G ame On
Muay Thai gains a lake following
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