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Hummingbird Whisperer Unlocks Bird's Secrets

Local hummingbird expert, Dr. Jay Whelan, shares some of his vast birding knowledge with me here.
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Neighborhood At 30,000 Feet Deserves Attention

Some may not think in these terms, but when on-board an airplane you are really part of a community that deserves some basic common courtesies. Read my take on what makes for a neighborly flight here.
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Lessons From Blood Done Sign My Name

Tim Tyson's award winning book, Blood Done Sign My Name, translates well to the big screen. There are many lessons to be learned from this true and very personal account of the civil rights era accounting. They span from the tobacco warehouses…
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Dennis Is No Menace For Charlotte Illustrator

Marcus Hamilton, the illustrator of "Dennis the Menace" daily panels since 1994 when he took over from Hank Ketcham, sat down with me to discuss his career from a by-mail illustration school to the iconic strip he still loves today. Even…
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Charlotte Arts & Science Council Public Art Walking Tour & Podcast Helps Define Uptown

The Charlotte Arts & Science Council has developed a public art walking tour and podcast showcasing some of the finest public art in  our region. Read my piece about it here.