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Auction and Adventure

Tenth Week: Attend A Tasteful Affair Every year, for the past 22 years, community sponsors have hosted A Tasteful Affair, “an exciting evening of dining and entertainment to support the Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill.” I’m...

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Energy Drink Test Drive: Water Edition

This is the second segment of my multi-part investigation of non-Red-Bull energy drinks (you can read the first segment here). Certainly, I’d much rather being drinking a can of my favorite ostensibly-strawberry-flavored synapse...

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To Fair Is Human

Ninth Week: Go to the North Carolina State Fair People are often shocked by the things I haven’t tried. This one actually resulted in my boss giving me homework. When I said I had never been to the State Fair, my boss Megan...

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Spinal Destination

Eighth Week: Visit a Chiropractor. I don’t make it a habit to criticize my younger brother in public, but I will say his posture is atrocious. Not Igor-bad*, but definitely bad enough that, at family dinners, I actively place...

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In Need of Candybiotics

Normally I talk about how awesome it is to try something new, but today, I’m here with a cautionary tale about trying something old. This is the tale of the Jumanji Twizzlers. A quick refresher on what Jumanji is: The rhyming...

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The Unbearable Lightness of Boeing

Sixth Week: Sitting in the Cockpit of a B-17 Bomber There are, I admit, some perks to being in media. The first is I have near constant access to professional recording equipment for those times I feel like recording a rap. The...

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