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April 05, 2019

Mockingbirds are cool. We have a few at school, and one likes to play games with me. He’ll fly beside me and stop a short distance in front of me while I talk to him. When I get within four or five feet, he flies a little further. Never does he seem intimidated.

I did some research on…

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April 04, 2019

We have had some strong winds around here in the past week or so.

Winds are one of the signs that spring is upon us. Judging by that one sign alone, spring has definitely arrived.

And we’re starting to see other indicators of the season, too.

Churches are preparing for Easter sunrise services,…


April 04, 2019

I grew up in North Carolina and I remember this story, the coming together of a civil rights activist and an Exalted Cyclops of the Ku Klux Klan. Sort of like the laying down of lamb and lion.

Real-life activist Ann Atwater’s “ loud, demanding,and assertive personality” helped her…


March 31, 2019

‘Time was, not too long ago’, school children in the Albemarle region didn’t have to be taught about life on the farm.


March 29, 2019

I finally had to cut the grass this past weekend.

March 28, 2019

When I was young, my grandfather had a huge patch of these tiny fragrant white flowers all around his house.

March 28, 2019

Tragedy makes good storytelling.

March 24, 2019

There’s a lot of ongoing discussion about whether Elizabeth City and Pasquotank County, jointly, should buy our building and make it the new senior center.


March 24, 2019

Museum of the Albemarle houses one of the few depictions of Joseph Hewes, a signer of the Declaration of Independence — this one on a broach.

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March 23, 2019

It’s good to be back.

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