A Grimsley High School graduate is crowdfunding a space opera set in the "Mad Men" era on Kickstarter.
Q. My husband has been taking lisinopril for years now to control hypertension. We never associated his persistent nonstop coughing with this drug until today.
Most of my best friends, ranging in age from mid-20s to early 70s, are facing significant life changes. For different reasons we find ourselves at high-speed intersections asking, “What now?”
I have a special affection for the people of Chatham County. This affection is particularly true in the outlying areas of such as Bennett, Crutchfield Crossroads and Moncure. These areas have felt that the Chatham County Commissioners and sheriff’s office ignored them – and put all their efforts to serve Pittsboro, Siler City and the area north of Pittsboro.
Yesterday, while trying to pull a bag of rice from the pantry shelf where it was wedged, causing an avalanche of rigatoni, quinoa, beans & rice mixes, spaghetti, pancake mixes, whey (why?), grits, couscous, tabbouleh mixes, noodles and panko, it hit me: the undeniable, indisputable, all-consuming, almost lustful fever to ... clean out and reorganize. Yes, the pantry, but not just that — everywhere!
I was thrilled when Missy Julian Fox and Elaine O’Neil involved me in their latest project and it wasn’t just because our meeting meant sipping Orangeade at Sutton’s Drug Store. I’d seen their excellence evolve in their first successful book, “Goodnight Carolina” (McDonald & Associates, ages 4-8 and their parents), a rhythmic lullaby of a book, which Fox calls “a love letter to my home town.”