Recently, I wrote about the importance of exercise and how if we want to both live longer and live better, we have to exercise even if it kills us. I noted that this is particularly true for anyone getting older, which research has shown appears to be most of us.
The semifinals of the National Blind Idol singing competition were held on Saturday, June 3, at the Renaissance Raleigh hotel at North Hills. The winners advanced to the finals in Winston-Salem on Aug. 12.
Now that you’ve finally jammed your 75-pound carry-on into the overhead bin and kept this flight’s other 132 passengers waiting in the aisle for 17 minutes while you were whacking that elderly lady in 14C in the face, please turn your attention to the front of the airplane for our safety briefing.
If we warehouse, ban or destroy all of the statues, flags and monuments to the Confederacy in places like Charlottesville, Va., and Orange County, who’s going to teach the children about this country’s less-than-glorious history?