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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)



As previously state in the first post on my time into the land of the exotic birds, I was called upon to provide a service, and I will argue that i was the greatest beneficiary.
Like most folks, I am a busy guy; however, when my wife makes those concrete plans that are so permanent that they most resemble the ankle weights for a deep sea dive by the mob, you heed her call first and foremost.
I have bunches of images from my travels across North Carolina, many that I have never shared. Often, my travel partner (my wife, Lynn, and I ) like to take hikes to rather remote places and we take pictures: me with my Canon DSLR, and she with her fine phone's camera.
Savannah, and all of Georgia, was born from the imagination of a group of philanthropic trustees, led by British General James Oglethorpe, to provide a fresh start for debtors and the Irish.


Public Perspective

Italy stands out of this Coronavirus Pandemic as the Worst Case Example. Their problems started long before 2020.
Most of my regular readers know that I almost sold the rabbitpatch, not once, but twice in the last two years.
It started with a column for a local paper. That's when I discovered how much I enjoyed writing. That's when I discovered my passion. Then came a book co-written with my dog. (What, doesn't everyone do that?)
In my cozy mystery series, the main character owns a Great Pyrenees named Dickens, but not just any Pyr.

A Historical Perspective

Few public figures, in the last half of the twentieth century, have commanded as much world-wide attention as the Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr.
A pet peeve of mine has long been how poorly we treat history in our school system, and, subsequently, the periodicals that represent who we are.
I am not a veteran. I only have the greatest respect for those who have served, unsurpassed by all professions that keep America safe and strong.


Health and Fitness

As the Coronavirus pandemic, or COVID-19, progresses through mutation and spread throughout the world and, ultimately, the United States, BCN shall endeavor to keep the public informed.
This updated is intended to provide the latest information to all North Carolina clinicians and laboratory staff regarding the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
To help families access food during the COVID-19 pandemic, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is temporarily increasing benefits for March 2020 and April 2020 to current Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) recipients in North Carolina.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) Division of Health Benefits (NC Medicaid) will temporarily increase payments rates to long-term care providers and facilities to support them in caring for Medicaid beneficiaries who are at high risk of serious illness from COVID-19
For people who think they might have COVID-19 and have mild symptoms, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now recommends they stay home and call their doctor for medical advice.


Hearth and Home

Coffee liqueur is a most delicious drink - especially if you love the smell and taste of good coffee.
In 1987, my cousins published and sold a cookbook for a church project. It contains unhealthy ingredients for large farm families.
Many small rural churches raise money by printing and selling cookbooks. My cousins published Cousins Cookbook for such a purpose and sold 2000 copies.


It's Personal

I am not a veteran. I only have the greatest respect for those who have served, unsurpassed by all professions that keep America safe and strong.
Kenneth Carroll Womble, 89, of Raleigh, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 26, 2018, at home, with family by his side.


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