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On the Road Again: Roadside Attractions

Even though school has started back in most places, summer is not quite over yet! There might be time for just one more vacation, one last road trip.  As mentioned before, the road trip is the destination before the destination. In fact, you might want to take a road trip just to find all the smaller destinations. No matter where ... Read More »

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Tis the Season for Family Reunions

Tis the season for family reunions! Summer time encourages a lot of things, like road trips and beach vacations, but it also seems to be a time for families to come together. Every year, usually sometime in July, my father’s side of the family picks a weekend for a reunion. Over the years, we have come up with a nice ... Read More »

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Battleships of the South

Imagine having to build a ship, one that could withstand the tricks of the sea and accommodate passengers. Imagine having to build a ship that could do that, and protect against enemy attack. A real life game of Battleship, where there is no such thing as red and white pegs to indicate the “hit” or “miss” of a missile. Scattered ... Read More »

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Celebrating the 4th of July

I lived in the little town of Harrisburg, North Carolina, for about 16 years. For as long as I can remember, every summer I looked forward to the annual 4th of July parade that took over one side of the street through town. I would get up early on a Saturday morning, put my red, white, and blue beads around ... Read More »

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Treasure Hunting on the Southern Coasts

Adventure Awaits! The paper is thick, and brown with age. It has been rolled and hidden for safekeeping for so long that when uncurled, it needs the weight of something heavy to keep it flat. The edges are torn and jagged. The only markings on the paper are long lines, all leading to a particular destination. The ink they are ... Read More »

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Music from the Movies, NC Symphony Style

Sundays are a day for relaxation. No matter how much sleep you got the night before, or how busy you were the entire weekend, Sundays are just lazy days. If you are like me, the day is used to catch up on light household chores like laundry or doing the dishes, followed by curling up on the couch and reading ... Read More »

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Top 10 Apps for Seniors

ideal-LIVING Magazine’s Top 10 From everywhere to Android to your iPhone or iPad. Here is a list of the most helpful apps for seniors! Find My Phone  You never have to worry about losing your phone again. This free app helps you locate your phone from another device using a map. It also allows you to remotely lock the device ... Read More »

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Iron Man 3 & Other Well Known Movies Made in the South

Iron Man 3

Iron Man made his first appearance on the pages of Marvel Comics in 1963. Since then he has bounced from page to movie screen where Marvel brought to life this awesome superhero. I’m really looking forward to the release of Iron Man 3 today, not only because Tony Stark is awesome, but because for several months the filming of Iron ... Read More »

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