A study in 2019 found that about 30% of Americans had at least one tattoo whereas similar studies found that only 21% had a tattoo
Category: North Carolina
A Holy Ghost Tent Revival
Especially the older generations of Southerners can picture this come summer/springtime. Outside of town, a large tent that has been erected in an empty field
Family History: Royals, Draft Dodgers and Jitney Drivers
I started this post on International Women’s Day in honor of my paternal 2nd great-grandmother, Caroline, who was born on March 2nd, 1858. While my
A Culture of Food: Spots for spot?
It happens to me every year around this time. On the side of almost every rural North Carolina coastal town, I see a sign: fresh
North Carolina native is an 80s Icon?
You probably think of the hills of Hollywood or the incandescent glow of Broadway’s neon lights if you imagine someone who delves into the realms
Pepsi: Born where?
“Well, you know Pepsi started right there in Chinquapin.” That is something we would hear every time we passed through Chinquapin. We would respectively respond