Everything grinds to a halt when Mother Nature dumps snow and ice on North Carolina. Still, there’s something special about seeing glistening ice or a bright mound of snow piled high where it doesn’t seem to belong.
When it comes to essential snow day comfort foods, we know you’ve got the tomato soup and grilled cheese down pat. So we’ve cooked up a few more recipes for keeping cozy on the coldest days in North Carolina.
On New Year’s Day and each frosty morning after, dawn breaks clear and bright across our state, from coastal whitecaps to mountain snowcaps. In North Carolina, the brilliance of a winter sunrise brings the promise of fresh possibilities.
And now, we wait. Will January bring snow, sleet, or freezing rain? Big, fluffy flakes for sledding and snow cream? Or a crystalline coat of ice for every pine bough? In North Carolina, the skies can surprise us.
Most people don’t notice the gray lumps. They look like concrete leftovers, not particularly attractive, even for a rock. But Phil Greene sees something more as he walks the beach along Corolla. When he picks up fulgurite, he’s holding petrified energy. And that’s worth holding on to.