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Goodbye St. Croix, Hello Charlotte

  It’s been surreal being back in Charlotte.  It’s where my husband and I spent most of our lives {funny enough, in the same circles but never quite meeting until we finally did}.  The moment we were served drinks on the plane, I stared in disbelief at the ice in my cup which just a..read more

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Around The World

Last week, I found myself at familiar places and those not so much.  The Charlotte community is opening up and developing a taste for foods that fall so neatly into the “ethnic” food category.  Why must they be considered “ethnic” anyways?  Aren’t we all about cultural pluralism?  Aren’t we supposedly a melting pot?  Hm… I..read more

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The Saddest Cookie of All

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I’ll never be too proud to admit that sometimes, I can be a dolt. The very first time (and only time ever, mind you) that I was involved in a “car accident” happened all because of an ice cream cone. True story. It seems that my preoccupation with food is an expansive monster. If ever..read more

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Thwarting Monday Blues

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Today was a terrific day.  You know how sometimes you can just smell the rain?  It’s those moments right before when everything is still dry but there’s a wonderful moistness in the air that makes your arms feel all sticky and cool all at once and the breeze just picks up and makes everything smell..read more

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Weekend Bits

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I’ve had the sad bug come and latch onto me lately.  He’s a vicious monster (again, not of the Squishy variety) and thought it would do some good to just “get away.”  I use “get away” loosely because surrounding my city are charming little towns, tucked into obscurity, that when given a second glance, are..read more

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