Lifestyle & Opinion Archive
Cats Get Brain Freeze
Today is Thursday, June 23, 2016. You’re not Prince’s son. Maybe don’t give rabbits carrots. Cats get brain freeze. Prince is ...
Want To Honor Orlando? Fight Homophobia.
The gun debate is great and all, but first let's take a stand against bigotry.
Sherry Hay: Hometown Hero
Sherry Hay is Wednesday’s Hometown Hero. Sherry is an adjunct assistant professor with UNC’s Department of Family Medicine. She works to...
Laughing at Trump’s Money Troubles
Today is Wednesday June 22, 2016. Twitter videos get longer. Trump has money troubles. What happens on Facebook with a toddler and a toilet. Twi...
Music and Us
When you attend a high school in Detroit in the early 60s, Motown music is a staple in your life. Just as Ron Stutts posts music on his Facebook page ...
Helen Galbreath: Hometown Hero
Helen Galbreath is Tuesday’s Hometown Hero. She helps the community in several different ways. Helen’s work is especially felt at St. Paul...
LeBron Jr. Gets Offers
Today is Tuesday, June 21, 2016. We learn about the chatty gene. We got a strawberry moon. LeBron Jr. gets scholarships. Chatty Gene The gene th...
Adopt A Pet
Adopt Anastasia and Jasmine: A Couple of Disney Kittens
Meet Anastasia and Jasmine. They are a couple of sisters who come from a whole litter of Disney-named kittens. Both kittens are available for adopti...
Books for summer: Mountains and Military
If you want some more tips for good summer reading from recent books by North Carolina authors, I have four suggestions, two set in the mountains, two...
Give Children More Opportunities in the Summer
I’ve had the privilege of attending summer camp every year since I can remember. Some of my best memories are from camp. Unfortunately, many k...
Susan Romaine: Hometown Hero
Susan Romaine is Monday’s Hometown Hero. Susan has been a Hometown Hero before due to her work as a founding member of PORCH. Now, she is in the...
Charlie Sheen gets Worthless Donald Trump Cuff Links
Today is Monday, June 20, 2016. Charlie Sheen gets a worthless gift from Donald Trump. A prolific father has a bad Father’s Day. Meet Bini...
The Fashion Plate
Summer Fun for a Foodie
Time to savor the flavor of summer. Literally! It’s that time of year when many people center their social events on food – cookouts, family reuni...
This is How New Developments Help Chapel Hill
How do new developments improve Chapel Hill? It’s a simple question. And it has a simple answer: New developments provide vital spaces that strength...
Alicia Stemper: Hometown Heroes
Alicia Stemper is Friday’s Hometown Hero. Alicia is a photographer. She’s working on a project called Vitamin O. Vitamin O tells stories...
Facebook Trickery in 2016
Today is Friday, June 17, 2016. A Facebook user tricks 2016. Ease your pet’s loneliness and keep them going. Facebook Trickery in 2016 This ...
Atlantic City: The City of Pot
Today is Thursday, June 16. There’s a loan-for-porn scheme in China. A robot escapes. Could Atlantic City become the city of pot? Loan for...
My Generation Will Rise to the Occasion
A common complaint that almost everyone has is that young people need to be involved in the community. However, that’s not what I see. In fa...
Audra Campbell: Hometown Hero
Audra Campbell is Thursday’s Hometown Hero. Audra is a supervisor in the hospital laboratory system of UNC Family Medicine. Her laboratory avera...
Bello, Bella, Bellx: On Love And Orlando
In the wake of Orlando, double down on love.