Maybe It’s A Southern Thang

All’s good over here in North Carolina. I’ve been as busy as the weather’s been wet, culminating this evening in severe thunderstorms that I’m keeping my fingers crossed will abate by by sometime before my flight’s time tomorrow evening.

Strange that the only times I’ve been to Wal-Mart in my entire life, both have been for neckties. The first time was in Carbon Hill, Alabama, in 1987 for my grandmother’s funeral. I’d forgotten to pack one and so thanks to a desperate visit to the only Wal-Mart in Walker County I was able to pay my respects at her funeral suitably suited.Arriving in Charlotte Wednesday, I unpacked my clothes and behold and low: no ties. Fortunately there was a Wal-Mart 3.6 miles from my hotel so I drove over there and purchased a red one and a dark blue just-in-case one.

On the way back I stopped for my inaugural visit at Chick-Fil-A for lunch and then this morning was able to savor my fist cup of renowned Dunkin’ Donuts coffee. And boy was it gooooood!

Other than that I’m bushed, but wanted to check in before I sack out for one more night before coming back to L.A. 

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Will Campbell arrived in town via the maternity ward at Good Sam Hospital way back in OneNineSixFour and has never stopped calling Los Angeles home. Presently he lives in Silver Lake with his wife Susan, their cat Rocky, dogs Terra and Hazel, and a red-eared slider turtle named Mater. Blogging since 2001, Will's web endeavors extend back to 1995 with laonstage.com, a comprehensive theater site that was well received but ever-short on capital (or a business model). The pinnacle of his online success (which speaks volumes) arrived in 1997, when much to his surprise, a hobby site he'd built called VisuaL.A. was named "best website" in Los Angeles magazine's annual "Best of L.A." issue. He enjoys experiencing (and writing about) pretty much anything creative, explorational and/or adventurous, loves his ebike, is a better tennis player than he is horr golfer, and a lover of all creatures great and small -- emphasis on "all."