Category Archives: North Carolina

The Book of Mormon

It’s a raunchy, provocative over the top parody.  It’s offensive to some and hilarious to others, including me. No wonder. The Broadway hit musical The Book of Mormon is by the same people who brought us the irreverent Colorado based … Continue reading

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Nan & Byron’s Restaurant

I’m always game to try a new restaurant. A place called Nan & Byron’s recently made its debut in the old Vinnie’s Sardine Grill & Raw Bar spot on South Boulevard near East. The folks from 5Church are behind this … Continue reading

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Stars shine on Mountain Top

How lucky I am to have had a chance to work on the movie Mountain Top! For about a month and a half I worked very long days and loved every minute. Besides the family-like crew, I had the chance … Continue reading

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Mountain Top

It’s day 18 of an 18-day movie shoot and we’re all exhausted from 12+ hour days so it’s quite wonderful to spend the last day on Grandfather Mountain near Linville, North Carolina.

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Playing Tourist in Charlotte Day 3

Corn mazes are something that I always thought were child’s play. That is until hubby Mike and I, along with Boston visitor Bill decided to take on the biggest one in the southeast.

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Eureka! There’s Gold in Them Thar Hills! Playing Tourist in Charlotte Day 2

I was excited about the Saturday plan for our friend Bill’s yearly trip. This involved the dirty clothes day that I warned him to pack for.

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Charlotte Tourists 2013 – Day 1

As the years fly by, hosting our friend Bill’s annual visit to Charlotte gets more and more challenging to plan. We’ve hit most of the top touristy spots and I have a self-imposed rule of not repeating things. It’s a … Continue reading

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Asheville’s Calling

The ads are cheesy. An iPhone rings and the caller I.D. says Asheville, N.C. The tagline from this tourism board commercial is “Asheville’s calling. Will you answer?” Asheville has been calling me for a while but not because of the … Continue reading

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Stalking Homeland in Charlotte

The year has flown by and it’s time for the annual weekend visit from my nearly lifelong friend Bill. Although Bill would be content to spend the two and a half days sitting on a couch yacking, that is not … Continue reading

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Daily Torture – More DNC Fun

The hottest tickets in town dropped in my lap at a business meeting. Tracy could barely contain her excitement and concentrate on the purpose of the meeting. She had just gotten her hands on tickets to a taping of “The … Continue reading

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