Category Archives: North Carolina

Searching for Baldness

I love bald.  While most guys I know fret about baldness,  I go looking for it.  Maybe it has something to do with my crush on Lt. Llia in the first Star Trek movie.   Maybe it was how cool … Continue reading

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A Drink From a Mountain Spring

When I was a kid, there was a spring on my friend Andy’s farm. Right in the middle of the front pasture. We used to spend hours and days playing in it, damming the water and drinking right from the … Continue reading

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Snack Bar Hikes?

I once did a bad thing when my kids were younger and I was trying to keep them motivated on a hike in the Blue Ridge Mountains.  I jokingly told them that there was a snack bar at the top … Continue reading

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Winter at the beach is for the birds – literally.

American Avocet at Pea Island I like the beach.  I would love it if it weren’t for the heat, the sand, the sun, the crowds, the sun-worshipers, the traffic, the jet skis, the raucous teenagers, the bad food and the … Continue reading

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The Great Escape – Driving Skyline Drive

It’s like the “senioritis” that hits high school kids when the warm winds of spring begin to blow.  An inability to concentrate, a longing to pack the car and hit the road, and indifference toward all of your daily responsibilities.  … Continue reading

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Take a Hike!

October 17, 2010:  Perfect day to take a hike!

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