State of Emergency!

There was much buzz yesterday ahead of winter storm Remus. As a matter of fact, the governor of North Carolina...

Octavia

It seems that now every weather system that comes through needs a name. I remember when only hurricanes got named...

Don’t forget to look up

Sometime last year, in the summer perhaps, Vanessa and I were walking through Uptown Charlotte. I was showing her the...

Humans of New York

I’ve been following the Facebook Page, Humans of New York for a while now. I love it! I love it...

South Carolina has so many rural, back country roads. In fact, you cannot avoid them on a trip from Charlotte, NC to Georgetown, SC, as there is not a highway that goes there. I was in Georgetown yesterday, visiting a…

I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude. Henry David Thoreau Nothing to add. Back home now. Had a great time helping my sister celebrate her birthday.

To all of my fellow bloggers who live in the climates where it is cold and snowy from November through perhaps March or April, I salute you and your fortitude! This weekend I am in Akron, Ohio helping my sister…

Yesterday, I was walking along through the neighborhood, admiring the light, patchy fog. There’s one house that has 4 dogs and they are usually out in the yard and usually celebrate my passing with a chorus of barking. I pay…

Normally, winters in Charlotte are pretty mild, this year being no exception. It seems that the plants know it too. During my walk, I’m noticing several plants deciding to sprout here at the end of January. Many trees have their…