Monthly Archives: July 2010

Pauli Murray – youth tour

I love this story in the N&O today about young people in NC on a “Freedom Ride: A Pilgrimage of Reconciliation.”  They were in Durham learning all about Pauli Murray. See more: http://www.newsobserver.com/2010/07/22/591658/states-future-tours-the-past.html. photo by John Rottet – jrottet@newsobserver.com Advertisements

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Mary Chapin Carpenter & Garrison Star

I’m just back from a fabulous Mary Chapin Carpenter in Durham. She’s son wonderful and had an amazing back-up band, including Chapel Hill’s own Don Dixon. She sang for two hours staight and I could have listened another two. If … Continue reading

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Up on the Roof

I’m in Tulsa at my mother and stepfather’s house, which is shaded from the Oklahoma sun by several large oaks. Friday night, a large branch from one of these might trees fell and poked a small hole in the roof.  … Continue reading

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Lost & Found

On Friday, en route from RDU to Tulsa, I left a small briefcase containing my laptop on the Skylink tram that runs between terminals at DFW. The good news is that I got it back in less than an hour.  … Continue reading

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Eno Festival

I’ve been attending Durham’s Festival for the Eno off and on for over 30 years. This year’s opening day was the coolest, clearest day at the festival I can recall. I enjoyed friends, music, food, and crafts. I especially enjoyed … Continue reading

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