Tag Archives: Willie Broox Webster

The Vias of the Shenandoah Valley, Part 1

Tuesday, April 16 – It was a quiet morning on the tranquil beaches of Treasure Island. I saw no brown pelicans herding fish into the shallows and dive-bombing them in search of breakfast. I hoped this would be a daily … Continue reading

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An afternoon in Fairmont by the Gulf

Madeira Beach, Fla., April 16 – We’re more than two weeks and just less 600 miles from Fairmont, N.C. Nonetheless, I can’t get get away. Wherever I go these days, Fairmont lurks in the shadows. Not that I mind. I … Continue reading

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Fairmont on my trail

April 14, Treasure Island, Fla. – Just stumbled in from a quick bath in the aquamarine pool known as the Gulf of Mexico to scribble down an update in case anyone’s following along at home and wondering what’s become of … Continue reading

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Fairmont 2003: Oh, the things I forget

Fairmont, N.C.  – We’re back at McDonald’s on Walnut Street, monopolizing its one outlet. Got three computers and a small DVD player plugged into our power strip. We’re a bona fide 21st century traveling circus of a family. I interviewed … 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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