Tammy Wilson lives near Newton, N.C.

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Inflation Rocks Tooth Fairy Business

Yes, the Tooth Fairy has reached an all-time inflationary high

The ageless nymph who flits about in the dark, swapping baby teeth left under youngsters’ pillows is having the ante up more cash.

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Don’t Miss Carole King Musical At Green Room This Weekend

Remaining performances are at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 15 and 16 and 3 p.m. Sept. 17.

Attention music lovers: you have just a few more chances to see Beautiful at the Green Room. I caught this musical last weekend and was blown away.

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Balls Creek A Living Slice Of Americana

Balls Creek is a national historic district with nearly 300 buildings

Every August, some of Catawba County’s oldest families gather at Balls Creek Campground for a respite from modern distractions. It’s a religious retreat, but I’m willing to bet that most of the folks enjoy the old-time nostalgia as much as the churchy aspects.

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My Poignant Visit To Anne Frank’s Secret Annex In Amsterdam

I included the tour in my schedule, securing tickets six weeks in advance. That’s how popular the site is.

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The Stuff Of Summer

Four years ago, I offered a list of things that mean summer, and with temperatures again steaming past 90, it’s time for another look at what makes summer… well, summer.

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Quirky News Tickles My Fancy

Recently I received a couple of vintage news clippings from a friend. She, like me, clips unusual news items that beg to be shared.

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