Category Archives: Democratic National Convention

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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CarolinaFest – More DNC Fun

The Charlotte in 2012 host committee threw another fun party for the Democratic National Convention. CarolinaFest drew a diverse group of delegates, dignitaries and a mob of Mecklenburgers (Charlotte is in Mecklenburg County) to the heart of the city.

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DNC Media Party – Charlotte, North Carolina

The night started with a police escort! No, it wasn’t a funeral. We were on one of the many chartered city buses headed for the Democratic National Convention’s Media Party in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Getting Charged Up for Easter Island

As our lives get “simplified” by a myriad of electronic gadgets, the mechanics of international travel has become more complicated. Cell phones, tablets, e-readers, laptop computers, camera batteries and even electric toothbrushes suck up electricity like first-class flyers suck down … Continue reading

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Charlotte & The Democratic National Convention

The Democratic National Convention is coming to my city later this year. They will, presumably, nominate Barak Obama to run for re-election for President of the United States of America. It’ll take place during the first week of September and … Continue reading

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Tourists in Our Own City – Charlotte, NC

One weekend a year, we become tourists in our own city.  Once a year we challenge ourselves to discover new and different things to do in our hometown of Charlotte, North Carolina.  The occasion is our friend Bill’s annual fall … Continue reading

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A Sushi Surprise in the Mountains of North Carolina

Guest Blogger – The Discerning Dog I’m getting up in years. Going to be 77 in a few months.  I love to spend as much time with my family as I can.  Though my ears still perk up and head … Continue reading

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Cruising the Banged up Banks

This is a tale of the Good, the Bad, and the compromise. At least once a year I succumb to the urge to travel. Good deals call to me in my dreams and on-line while awake.  The conflict?  Cheap flights … Continue reading

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