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The Waltons. . . in living color!

By N.A. Booko Pittsboro, NC – The Waltons TV show premiered September 1972. I had only settled in Chatham County the month before. I had a 19″ portable black and white TV set. I saw all the Walton shows in…

The garden in winter

dried leaf cover by snow at daytime

By N.A. Booko Pittsboro, NC – It is indeed hard to find something delightful in the winter garden. But right now, I have some miniature roses that have decided to bloom. It all started maybe forty years ago when I…

Let’s not be mask Nazis

kid with a mask

By Mark Stinson Bear Creek, NC – I have been in and out of a number of places across several counties recently and I have seen more not wearing masks than doing so. I have yet to point a finger…

Deliveries left at street

man in white t shirt and blue denim jeans standing beside white van

By Chris Garriss Chatham County, NC – I have experienced packages left at mailbox, at the street and in the street. Mine were from Amazon, driver had stated he delivered to resident, I supplied photo to prove this incorrect. I…

Three perfect days in November

person wearing black lace up sneakers standing on green grass with fallen leaves

By N.A. Booko Pittsboro, NC – I’m sure there have been many, I just can’t recall. The last three days, perfectly perfect days in early November. I mean perfect. Sunny, not too hot, not too cool and no rain. I…

Taking a jackhammer to my shoulder

By N.A. Booko Pittsboro, NC – As mentioned before, the past three days have been heavenly lazy daze paradise. I got so much done. But good heavens. This morning when I awoke, the pain in my left shoulder-blade was dreadful.…

The annual dragging in of the plants

potted plants near window in rural house

By N.A. Booko Pittsboro, NC – It happens every year . . and every year I hate the thoughts of it and hate even worse, the actual physical part of doing it. No, I don’t mean my annual bath. At…

That soft pillow

person holding gray and white throw pillow

By N.A. Booko Pittsboro, NC – The day started like all other days. I thought I had awoken much too early. I rolled over to see if there was light thru yon window. Sure enough, it was that gray pale…