I is for Iconic. Or maybe Ironic.

This weekend we went to Darlington, SC for the Southern 500. We got the tickets for free through an organization called VetTix, about which I can’t say enough good things. We decided to spend the night after the race, but there aren’t many hotel rooms to be had in the area the night of that […]


G is for Georgia

So we go out of order for this segment, and I apologize for the long absence. I guess I’ve had a bit of writer’s block, or at least writer’s apathy. I keep running articles through my head, for all the good that does! Anyway, for Easter we took a trip to see my sister Jill […]

H is for Historic Hillsborough

Yes, I’ve skipped G. That will probably appear next weekend, when we go to Georgia. But since I haven’t written anything in a while, and since we got a ton of photos today, I’m going directly to H. It’s a no-brainer. There was no NASCAR race scheduled for today, so we looked around for something […]

Let’s make a list of lists…

The person I work for loves lists. He thinks lists hold people accountable. I’m not really a list person, at least not at work. I know what I need to do and I do it, if it’s important. If it’s not, it takes a while to get done. When I started over 9 years ago, […]

B is for Boone (Daniel, that is.)

There’s a place in Hillsborough, North Carolina, a little to the east of us that we just call Daniel Boone.  Unbeknownst to me until a few minutes ago, it used to be a theme park in the 50’s:   Daniel Boone Railroad Yesterday, on the way home from work, I decided I needed a jadeite mixing […]