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My bonus autumn

November 30, 2010


Besides being an excellent source of sisters, grits, and bizarre botanicals, it turns out that North Carolina is a great place to spend November.  I flew out of Cherry Capital Airport just as the Dreadful Dismals arrived in northern Michigan, and landed at Charlotte-Mecklenburg in time for a bonus autumn.  I had no idea that camellias […]

Weird plants

November 30, 2010


I’ll tell you what I learned about North Carolina in four days of visiting two sisters and one new brother-in-law.  It’s still autumn there They like cars as much as we do and drive them a lot faster It is possible to go bull riding right down the road from the farm market It is […]