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The Weatherman of Ashe County: Joe Mullis

A Creston resident reads the world around him — rather than charts and graphs — to forecast the winter.

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Beauty Is In the Eye…

When I was in the Fourth grade, a nurse came into our classroom at Farmer School and taped an eye chart with lots of letter E’s to the chalkboard. One at a time, each student got up from his desk,
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Mapping the State

A father and his two young sons explore the sights, sounds, and sometimes tastes of North Carolina.
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The Triangle’s TerraVita Bolsters Healthy Appetites

Colleen Minton founded TerraVita, a weekend event every autumn that showcases and offers local food, drink, and ways to prepare them that aren’t only good for your health, but good for the land, too.

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Hatteras Fig and Whiskey Cake

Enjoy your figs at the dessert table this holiday season with a slice of this decadent cake.
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Joyride: A Sled Ride with Grandpa

A coastal snowfall, an iconic sled, and a gruff grandpa conspire for a final adventure down the dunes.
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Cranberry Bourbon Martini

The balanced sweet and smoky flavors of this cranberry bourbon martini are sure to bring some added cheer to your next holiday gathering.
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