Shades of Grey: Shopping

February 1, 2013

Some situations are viewed in black and white; right and wrong. Yet, many people think situations also have a grey area where solutions are not so easily discerned. This is not just about the choices people make, but […]




Of Cabbages and Kale

February 1, 2013

Contributed by Connie Schultz, Extension Master Gardener/Composter (Johnston County Extension Services) “The time has come,” the Walrus said, “to speak of many things; of shoes and ships and sealing wax, of cabbages and kings….” (excerpt […]




Chuckle of the Issue: Hearing Test

February 1, 2013

A man was talking to the family doctor. He said, “Doc, I think my wife is going deaf.” The doctor replied, “Well, we can do some testing. But here’s something you can try on her to test […]




The Strange-ness: Chemtrails

February 1, 2013

Contributed by Chris Chappell By now everyone has seen crisscrossing streaks of white clouds trailing behind jet aircraft, stretching from horizon to horizon, eventually turning the sky into a murky haze. Our gut tells us these […]




The Strange-ness: Fish Kill Reported at Masonboro Island

February 1, 2013

Released by Michele Walker, ncdenr.gov State environmental officials reported on January 11, 2013, hundreds of thousands of dead Atlantic Menhaden fish at Masonboro Island in Wilmington NC. The dead fish are along the Masonboro Island beaches and in the […]




Chuckle of the Issue: Grandparenting

November 1, 2012

The young boy opened his birthday gift from his grandmother, and discovered it was a water gun. He squealed with delight and headed for the nearest sink. The grandmother smiled, but the boy’s father was not so […]




Shades of Grey: Accident

November 1, 2012

Some situations are viewed in black and white; right and wrong. Yet, many people think situations also have a grey area where solutions are not so easily discerned. This is not just about the choices people make, but […]




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