It is an absolutely gorgeous autumn day here in central North Carolina. After another unseasonably warm fall (the last three days topped out in the low 80’s with equal humidity), a cold front has moved in, leaving us with 55 degree temperatures the lowest dewpoints we’ve seen since last February, bright sunshine, and an abundance … More Election Day 2022
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One March day a few years ago, after a rather wet and chilly start to the year, the weather had begun to turn a bit milder, which meant I was out working in my garden and yard. As usual, this started out with coffee on the deck, which led to severe pruning of an overgrown … More Hacking Back the Lorapetalum
When I was in college, I had the notion I’d become a photojournalist, traveling the world – no roots, just me and my camera on assignment for National Geographic. I hadn’t been off the East Coast at that point, or even on a plane but I had an incredible wanderlust. It was an exciting prospect … More Travel? Travel.