Tag Archives: North Carolina

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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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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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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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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