Tag Archives: North Carolina

  1. Sonnet #2016, for North Carolina

    January 2, 2017 by Jen

    Sonnet #2016 If Shakespeare saw beyond the mask of death Sir Walter’s face stamped on this legal tryst, I think …
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  2. What does a mayor do?

    October 6, 2015 by Jen

    If your city, like mine, is hosting municipal elections this week, you might be paying absolutely no attention. Or, you …
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  3. Book-friendly Adventures


    August 20, 2014 by Jen

    Moving to a new city solo can be an intimidating experience. If you’re like me, you might be too impatient …
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  4. Grape Yolks for the Young at Heart


    May 20, 2014 by Jen

    After a fun but hectic Saturday working at the Yadkin Valley Wine Festival with RayLen Vineyards & Winery, I was …
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  5. Conversation Tips for the South


    February 10, 2014 by Jen

    Dear southern friends, I, like you, enjoy the crisp white transformation of the world that takes place when atmospheric water …
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  6. In Which North Carolina Panic(e)s


    December 8, 2013 by Jen

    Today, a few droplets of water reached the magical temperature of 32 degrees Fahrenheit, a process that daily and deliberately …
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  7. Getting on the L Train


    December 20, 2012 by Jen

    Tonight, I may be feeling a little less snarky than usual, because I get to watch the premiere of some …
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  8. I’ve Got Sunshine: Blues, Beware!

    November 28, 2012 by Jen

    Talk about a 180! Yesterday, the state of North Carolina was sealed in a gray plastic bag like the ones …
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  9. The North in N.C. Eateries

    November 8, 2012 by Jen

    “In 1956, Mike opened the small shop in the sea-side town of Point Pleasant, New Jersey. …Mike was unique in …
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  10. Locavino: Cellar 4201

    October 5, 2012 by Jen

    It’s a gorgeous Friday afternoon in October. After a week of rain, the sky is a clear blue with a …
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