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Tech Heads

At my job, we have a new intern who is a student at East Chapel Hill High School.  This week he helped stuff envelopes with invoices and letters and could not seem to get over our inefficiency.  He wondered aloud – he has the...

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Students Without Cars

You’ve probably already seen them.  As my friend who just moved to Carrboro from Durham described the ones she saw in Harris Teeter: young men, dressed in polos with Croakies around their necks, carrying cases of Natural Light. ...

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Green Thumbs

I’ve been intrigued by the title of “master gardener” ever since my aunt Anne achieved the prestigious title.  But my interest has never been piqued to a degree that I would pursue the certification, let alone learn...

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Southern Gentlemen (TM)

NOTE: Southern Gentleman and Southern Gentlemen are registered trademarks of the South. All rights reserved. Use, duplication or disclosure restricted by their good breeding and whether their mothers would approve. I’m a native...

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Babies!

When I brought up with one of my best friends — who also happens to be a mom — that my next assignment for discovering and compiling things to do in Chapel Hill was babies, she gave me this advice:   “Oh that’s...

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Party Animals

The Triangle, especially Chapel Hill, is considered a really smart place — where there are more PhDs per capita than any other metropolitan statistical area [still looking for the citation, but I really have heard it from...

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People From Kansas

This week, I expressed frustration about a current narrative going around town, one that poses the question, “Has Chapel Hill lost its mojo?”  I countered that the question shouldn’t be have we “lost our mojo,” but have we lost...

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