Tag Archives: North Carolina

You’re going to need a bigger pavilion


Great White Sharks are absolutely amazing and really scary at the same time.  I once made the serious mistake of bringing the book Jaws for a week long vacation at Laguna Beach.  Suffice it to say, I didn’t do a lot … Continue reading

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Please send me a new couch!


We finished our basement about eight years ago, and one of our big purchases was a huge sectional couch we could sit on to watch T.V.  At the time I bought it, I was not nearly as concerned about buying … Continue reading

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It’s something new to think about


The Chinese are going to start building computers in North Carolina. Not actual Chinese nationals mind you. Rather Lenovo, a Chinese computer company, is going to start manufacturing computers in North Carolina.  Lenovo’s “operational” headquarters is located in Morrisville, North Carolina. Lenovo, you … Continue reading

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He had that effect on a lot of people.


There is a natural affinity between candidates and babies.  You can be sure that there will be a lot of mugging with babies by the President and Mr. Romney between now and November.  According to an article in Mother Jones, the practice … Continue reading

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They’re back!


There is no reason to ever buy furniture that isn’t made in America.  Let me say that again.  There is no reason to ever buy furniture that isn’t made in America.  Here in Seattle, the furniture company for those in … Continue reading

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Other than that Mrs. Lincoln, how was the play?


Mike Hensen, Senior Program Coordinator at the Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness at Duke University recently sent me a fairly depressing article that examines the Tar Heel State and how its different regions have fared economically over the last few … Continue reading

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Dirt to Shirt


Liz Havlin of wearusa.org alerted me to a North Carolina firm that blends “Buy Local” with “Made in America” and then applies it to T-shirts.  Dirt to Shirt is the brainchild of “Cotton of the Carolinas“, a collaboration of farmers and … Continue reading

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