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I got my thrill on Blueberry Hill

November 13th, 2017 · No Comments

Date: Sun, 12 Nov 2017 12:20:45 -0500 From: “N.A. Booko” Subject: I got my thrill . . . On Blueberry hill . . . or to be more specific, in Bailey N.C. – Blueberry Country. It must have been the late 1970s- I hadn’t been in Chatham County that long. It probably was a June. […]

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Jerry’s last name

November 6th, 2017 · No Comments

Date: Sun, 05 Nov 2017 16:27:15 -0500 From: “N.A. Booko” Subject: Jerry’s last name It was the 1980s.  I knew Jerry, Edma. Virginia, Nancy and her husband Norm. We were all friends and interested in antiques and all ‘did’ the flea markets. Buying and selling to one another and other people. Somehow, time changed all […]

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Maryphyllis cheers on Brad Page

November 2nd, 2017 · No Comments

Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:47:32 -0400 From: mphorn22 aol.com Subject: Brad and Taylor Kish Hurray, Brad! What a wonderful retort to Taylor Kish’s usual manner.  Thank you for your succinct and erudite response. I find it interesting that Kish posts usually around election times, be they November’s or in primaries.  Hmmm.  Is he/she taking a […]

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Tags: Musings · Politics

Whopping it up . . .?

November 2nd, 2017 · No Comments

Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 07:58:28 -0400 From: Bruce Hively Subject: re: Whopping it up . . .? “If that’s not whopping it up, I stand corrected” Ah, N.A. Booko, could that be meant to say “whooping it up”? with you, one can never be absolutely sure… regardless, either verbiage could be dangerous,what with your […]

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Tags: Musings · Pittsboro

Health dept. scores often have nothing to do with actual food safety

July 24th, 2017 · Comments Off on Health dept. scores often have nothing to do with actual food safety

Date: Thu, 20 Jul 2017 09:57:17 -0400 From: Gretchen Niver Subject: Food safety scores I worked as a food prep person in the Marketplace kitchen for 5 years, and can personally attest to the fact that the health dept. scores often have nothing to do with actual food safety.  I’ve read the safety manual, and […]

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Tags: Food & Drink · Government · Health · Musings

Apples and cedars – and Tick Warrior

July 19th, 2017 · Comments Off on Apples and cedars – and Tick Warrior

Date: Tue, 18 Jul 2017 10:02:41 -0400 From: *protected email* Subject: apples and cedars – and Tick Warrior From September of 1995 until 2013, the crab apple tree in my front yard and the one by a neighbor’s house were abundant with little apples every summer.  People, who went for early morning walks, often told […]

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There are more deer today than ever

June 28th, 2017 · Comments Off on There are more deer today than ever

Date: Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:20:15 -0400 From: Mary Millard Subject: Deer population If you look at historical sites regarding deer and according to a recent documentary on PBS on the history of various deer in the U.S., there are more today than ever. American Indian diet was mainly Buffalo, fish, and rabbits. In the […]

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Tags: Animals · Musings

Forest, deer, immigrants

June 27th, 2017 · Comments Off on Forest, deer, immigrants

Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 11:07:15 -0400 From: Cynthia H Grossman Subject: forest, deer, immigrants There were deer in NC when the European settlers arrived here.  The deer was an important food for the Native Americans. We must become better care-takerx of our planet and all of her inhabitants–there is no place to go when […]

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What’s more important – our health and animal health or plantations of pines?

June 27th, 2017 · Comments Off on What’s more important – our health and animal health or plantations of pines?

Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 20:07:27 -0400 From: *protected email* Subject: ticks and deer I’ve been wondering about the problem deer are having regarding tick infestation.  Our dogs and cats can be treated by us, with help from our veterinarians.  But deer don’t have that luxury. Recently I heard someone say that pine needles lying on […]

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Maryphyllis doesn’t want people killing deer or resenting their right to life

June 26th, 2017 · Comments Off on Maryphyllis doesn’t want people killing deer or resenting their right to life

Date: Sat, 24 Jun 2017 20:46:30 -0400 From: *protected email* Subject: forests, deer, immigrants In response to several posts this past week: (1) No, there are not more forests in North Carolina now.  In actuality, there are less now than there were 3 or 4 decades ago.  Clear cutting has become the lazy “norm”.  Trees are […]

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Tags: Animals · Musings · Pittsboro