Tag: Nabooko

The closing of an eye

By Nathan Allen Booko Pittsboro, NC – Folklore and literature abound with stories, quips and mottos relating to the lid of an eye either being open or being closed. “Wide awake,” “Every shut-eye ain’t asleep, “let sleeping dogs lie,” “Wink,…

It was just a little blemish

By Nathan Allen Booko Pittsboro, NC – When I was a teen, a suntan in the summer was a must. It supposedly gave you a healthy look. A look that was outdoorsie and carefree. In my youth I spent days…

If I only had a bigger spoon

By Nathan Allen Booko Pittsboro, NC – I have given it a great deal of thought. If I only had a bigger spoon, I could eat more, faster. But, gee, that would mean that I probably would need a bigger…

Chatham Chatlist food fight?

Pittsboro, NC – The Chatham Chatlist is an online community of over 6,200 members. It is a public forum where members discuss a variety of Chathamcentric issues. A daily digest of member posts comes out every Monday through Saturday. The…

Durned old cheap safety pins

By NA Nabooko Pittsboro, NC – Several years ago, maybe even a decade, I penned a Chatham Chatlist post entitled “Just How Safe Is A Safety Pin?” I thought it was a real knee slapper. Maybe I have improved since…