It was long ago in 1971, when we gathered for American Thanksgiving on the shores of the Bay of Fundy in a farm house that had been standing for over two hundred years. Most of the people in the picture are no longer in my life but those that are still connected are treasures. Read more at this link.
The COVID-19 crisis has undermined my optimism, broken some of my connections with others, and altered my view of our country. All that has happened and the crisis is far from over. In spite of the advice to stay home, the last couple of weekends we have seen the first significant wave of beach people with license plates from New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Tennessee, Georgia, and even Florida. We also know that we have plenty of North Carolina visitors and likely most of them come from some of our state’s own hot spots. Things could get much worse in our coastal paradise.
I feel like the pandemic is peeling away layers of my psyche like the layers of an onion. Things have changed and what ends up as our new normal is still an open question. Read more
Morehead City is one of the secrets of the Crystal Coast. It allows us to live a rural life and still have access to almost everything we could want. Read more…..
Maybe a little of the magic and most of the fish are gone, but the Crystal Coast beaches are still special.
Those that know me realize that I have lived in a lot of different places. My wife and I have always managed to find something good about each place. However, I truly do love living in the South.
We each achieve greatness in our own way but what do perfect rolls have to do with it? This article has some thoughts on approaching greatness but great rolls are not the answer unless rolls are your mission in life.
The Southern biscuit might have been one of the first early convenience foods. It is easily prepared at home with simple ingredients. What you bake at home is much better than what you can buy in a drive-thru.
Read more at The Energy Saving Southern Biscuit.