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Walk [Your City] : Paris

Notebook with Map and Coffee at Paris Cafe

In my opinion, the best way to learn a city is to walk its streets early in the morning before everyone is up and about.  All the streets.  Walk for miles.  Having done so in Durham until I had the topography memorized to the point that I knew where I was just by the angle [...]

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Custom Journals are Only One of My Favorite Things – 2011 Edition

I get asked a few questions more frequently than any others: “Excuse me, can you tell me where the gym is?” “Why are you wearing a tie?” “Would you mind not talking? It’s getting annoying.” “Woah, where’d you get that?” “Is your father Paul Newman?” While I can’t answer them all in this post, I [...]

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Made in North Carolina 2.0

There was a time when manufacturing was a thriving industry in North Carolina.   Factories across the state produced everything from cigarettes to furniture to textiles.  Products were made in North Carolina.  Those were the days. Globalization and research into carcinogenic substances turned those factories into empty relics of past productivity. Out of those ashes, however,  [...]

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