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Friday, 20 July 2018 05:04

All The World’s A Stage

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WILMINGTON - Ed was nervous. Today’s performance was going to be the biggest of his career and he knew he would just die if it didn’t go well. The same sentiment applied to the other two members currently riding with Ed on the way to the venue. Their vehicle, which…
HAMLET - Getting to meet the famous drummer/percussionist Jamie Oldaker and becoming friends over many years has been quite rewarding for me. He and his abilities are something that I have studied for a long time, even longer than I have actually known him. The first time I ran across…
Wednesday, 18 July 2018 05:03

Making of a Quail Hunter: Part 3

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HAMLET - After graduating from blue jays and squirrels, I started looking at the Sears catalog dreaming of a shotgun. I had exceeded the capabilities of the Daisy BB gun and the Savage .22 and now I needed a shotgun. I was hoping old Santa would bring me one of…
Tuesday, 17 July 2018 05:03

For the Love of Bees …

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HAMLET - We should all love bees. Bees give so much to the world as they pollinate our food supply, and ask for little in return. If you are a backyard beekeeper, you may not want to admit it, but you love your bees! We fondly call them the “Girls”…
ROCKINGHAM - July is going to be a big month for fans of astronomy. There are many celestial events spanning across this month.
CONCORD - "If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement, and mystery of the world we live in" - Rachel Carson. At this time of year, the…
Thursday, 05 July 2018 05:04

Once an Outlaw, Always an Outlaw

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HAMLET - Any fans of The Outlaws out there? I bet there are! Meet Harvey Dalton Arnold…. I thoroughly enjoy writing and sharing some of my experiences being on the road, making friends and playing music with some noted and famous players, but none any more so than my good…
Monday, 25 June 2018 05:03

The Making of a Quail Hunter: Part 2

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HAMLET - The beginning of my life-long quest to become a quail hunter began when I was six years old. About the month before Christmas, my mind was not focused on ABC’s, See Spot Run or 2 + 2 = 4, but on only one thing – a new Daisy…
Wednesday, 20 June 2018 05:02

A Southerner in New England

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PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND - I was born a North Carolinian. I am now a Rhode Islander. After spending two and a half years in the nation’s smallest state, I am in a unique position because I have lived the best of both worlds. This exposure has led me not only…
Wednesday, 20 June 2018 05:03

The Making of a Quail Hunter: Part 1  

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HAMLET - In 1951, I was born in a small North Carolina town appropriately named “Hamlet” by John Shortridge, the Scottish proprietor of a woolen mill on Marks Creek. I knew two things from the time I was very young – I did not want to be in the grocery…
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