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Rotary phones, not the Rotary club

I was at the museum the other day trying to find an app on my phone when an 11-year-old visitor named Brynn asked me ...

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Easter weekend meant no school, among other things

When I was younger Easter had many different meanings.  Please, please do not take me wrong because it ...

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The Ocracoke – Washington Freighters: The Last of an Era of Maritime Commerce

I’m going to share this space today with my friend and local historian Blount Rumley, who wrote this ...

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Write Again: A terrible thing to waste

One of my Wednesday lunch companions asked me not so very long ago if I ever had “writer’s ...

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The real work of Easter

I grew up convinced that I somehow shared personally in the crucifixion of Jesus. At youth group events ...

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Thoughts on the big game

I had trouble falling asleep after Monday night’s big game, so I decided to take a short stroll ...

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A tribute to Coach Rogers

There have been many positive influences in my life.  From my parents, coaches and teachers to other parents ...

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This is us-Beaufort County-not the TV show

Last week, I was asked during an interview with an Australian journalist about the Washington Waterfront Underground Railroad ...

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Washington’s Confederate Gunboats

The most productive years for Washington shipbuilders were between 1855 and 1856. The port’s growth appeared to slow ...

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God is art

We got a gift card for Christmas that somehow wound up being used as a bookmark until I ...

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