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Spinning our wheels in North Myrtle Beach

March 30 – Languishing amid the plastic sameness of yet another McDonald’s, with someone else’s french fries beneath my chair. (Now past 7 pm.  I just had the pleasure of a brief chat with an employee. He was mopping around … Continue reading

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Falling (further) behind in Fairmont

Fairmont, N.C., March 28 – Here come the excuses. I’m flush with them lately. We rolled into Fairmont on Wednesday after a fruitless and frustrating day of driving and getting lost and driving some more and getting lost some more … Continue reading

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Hello from Fairmont, N.C.

We are in Fairmont, N.C., a twig of a town in southern North Carolina. Becky and I came here in 2003, I think. I came to pay respects and chase the ghost of Joseph Mitchell, the wonderful old New Yorker … Continue reading

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