Category: Chatlist Chatters

On a seemingly endless quest for hand sanitizer

by Liz Cullington Pittsboro, NC – Chatham Marketplace has hand sanitizer you can buy in any quantity if you bring your own container and I think it’s unscented. Yay! You can also buy a larger counter sized dispenser there if…

Advertisements

Siler City: A town that doesn’t deliver…

by Christopher Havel Siler City, NC – Siler City is a town that doesn’t deliver. At least from restaurants. Recently, Elizabeth’s Pizza here in Siler City had delivery services going, but as soon as they reopened their dining area they…

Do masks prevent viral infection?

by Taylor Kish Pittsboro, NC – No.  I’ve seen so many masks worn improperly (e.g. poor fitting, wrong kind). Coronavirus can attach to our eyeballs, hands, skin, hair, clothing. The coronavirus is less than one micron. Coronavirus can float right…

Let’s try kindness

by Joan Triplett Pittsboro, NC – I’ve read so many conflicting opinions on why to wear a mask or not to wear a mask that my head is spinning. Actually there seems to be only two opinions but repeated over…

The nature of protest

by Ed Beroset Chapel Hill, NC – The definition of the word “protest” is “a statement or action expressing disapproval of or objection to something.” So the essence of it is just that, rather than necessarily a general agreement on…

Earning a living without working

by N.A. Booko Pittsboro, NC – For the past two days I have done nothing but sit, snooze, snore and maybe nussle a cat. The rain did that. Why should i worry about not being out there trying to earn…

Our Bill of Rights and the Second Amendment

by Cathy Wright Pittsboro, NC – I write in response to Andy Foshee’s post in the May 20, 2020 Chatham Chatlist, “The Constitution & Bill of Rights.” He wrote: ‘Digging deeper, I found the Bill of Rights is “the first…

On education, learning, and dialogue

by Christopher Havel Siler City, NC – I come from a very literary family. My mother occasionally reminds me of how, when either she or her two sisters got sick, they would all pile up into her parents’ car and…