Saving Your Life but Killing Your Fun

My two year old son turned away from my wife, who was still in the water, and dashed for the other side of the pool. Seeing water, and not understanding the consequences, he dove in. My wife, two seconds behind him, jumped in and grabbed him. To the lifeguard’s credit, she had seen the impending disaster …

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History says the movie studio will fail

It took years to finally get the movie studio underway.  Ground finally broke on the Raleigh studio site, amid the promise of additional jobs and diversifying the local economy.  Not only was it going to house a movie studio but also include a teaching venue, with a local university training people in film-industry trades. “So you’re …

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Highway 224 Interrupted

As I drive up 224 toward town, just past Park City Nursery, I pass a plot of land with two old trees guarding a large piece of open space. I begin thinking about the drive. Sure, Kimball Junction is a mess, but once I get past that I feel like I’m in mountain town. There …

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The Drought Continues

If you’ve ridden the trails recently, you may be surprised how dry they are. It’s been cool and relatively rainy, yet the mud-season it is not — by a long stretch. The winter started very dry and some dire warnings were issued by people throughout the county. Yet, snowpack levels finished the winter in the …

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