As I was writing this column on Monday, I suddenly realized you will read this the week of Thanksgiving! Although it has been a difficult year there are so many things to be thankful for: our loved ones, the beauty that surrounds us, our friendships, the sunrise, the sunset, the birds singin…

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Items for Faith Calendar, a listing of faith-based events, must include the complete name of any guest speaker and a street address for the event. Submissions may be mailed or delivered to the High Point Enterprise, 213 Woodbine St., High Point, NC 27260, or submitted by email to neighbors@h…

It was so nice to get away for a while a spend almost a week at the beach. There is nothing quite like the ocean, the seagulls flying low looking for a lucky handout, the ocean breeze, the sunrises (that I didn’t see) and the sunsets (that I did). For several days the weather was beautiful. …

Never did I think when I spit a little saliva into a test tube that my life would take the twists and turns of a mystery novel or a soapy soap opera, but it has.

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Well here it is, Part III of my travelogue to Israel. The grand finale in Part IV will contain a few surprises, so stay tuned. I admit that traveling to the Middle East had not been high on my so-called bucket list until I discovered (as you read in Jimmy Tomlin’s article) that I was half As…

I hope you are all staying safe and well. As they say, this too will pass, and it will. Today I’m taking you back earlier in the year when warm hats and gloves were the fashion statement rather than masks. Socializing with 650-plus others was the scene rather than social distancing. Can you …

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I am writing this on an early Sunday morning in Dyer, Indiana, after attending the high school graduation celebration at my newly discovered brother’s home, as you read about in Jimmy Tomlin’s lovely article last week. I am just at the beginning of that sojourn, and so far, it has been more …

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I hope you are staying safe and wearing your mask! Who, except perhaps for H.G. Wells, Isaac Asimov or even Dean Koontz when he wrote his 1981 novel, “The Eyes of Darkness,” and predicted a virus called Wuhan 400 starting in China, could have imagined that COVID-19 would affect our lives so …

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During the past few months during our COVID-19 pandemic, I have remembered those Friday nights so long ago when everyone would gather around their televisions (black and white) as Rod Serling eerily would say in part, “It is a dimension … between science and superstition, and it lies between…

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I’ve missed you! Although I am getting out a little bit more now that restrictions are easing up a bit, if you have been like me the highlight “event” of my week has been going to the grocery store! Believe me, I never thought I would consider going to the grocery store a highlight or an eve…

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Fire ants, or more specifically red imported fire ants (Solenopsis invicta), are native to South America. These ants were first found in North Carolina in 1957. Their foothold started in Brunswick County (near Wilmington). They have since spread to 75 of the 100 counties in North Carolina.

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We tend to be behind the curve on movies. It has been a long time since we went to the movie theater. We wait for them to come out on DVD or our streaming service. Current movies to us are actually ones that have been out for a while.