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    I thought I Was MacGyver When The Cell Phone Went Dead, Part 2

    CHARLOTTE - After we were done kayaking, my wife and I enjoy sitting on the shore and watching the boats. While we were doing...

    I thought I Was MacGyver When The Cell Phone Went Dead, Part 1

    CHARLOTTE - The best two days of boat ownership are the day you buy it and the day you sell it. Wanting to avoid...

    The Answer Was Right In Front of Me, Part 2

    CHARLOTTE - Many people said it is a great refrigerator except that it has this design flaw. Defrost didn’t work. Ice formed under the...

    The Answer was Right in Front of Me- Part 1

    CHARLOTTE - Several years ago, my sister bought a house that came with stainless steel appliances. The stove, refrigerator, and microwave all matched. In...

    Where Were You On 9/11?

    CHARLOTTE - I was on Park Road, returning from a meeting with the Board Chair of the Charlotte Rescue Mission. I had just traveled...

    I Can’t Believe I Said That, Part 2

    Charlotte, NC - God is also not aggressive. He doesn’t attack him as in a “Win/Lose” scenario. He doesn’t scream at him.Rather, God is...

    I Can’t Believe I Said That- Part 1

    Charlotte, NC - Did you ever have a really bad day? I wasn’t having a bad day. Stretch that thirty times. I was having...

    I Gave him Something Better than $5, I Gave him… Part 2

    CHARLOTTE, NC - Then I didn’t see him anymore. I was concerned. Was he dead? The nature of addiction is that it is fatal....

    I Gave him Something Better than $5, I Gave him… Part 1

    CHARLOTTE, NC - I’m often asked, “Should I give money to someone who is panhandling?” No one wants another person to suffer. As a...

    My new Favorite Place to Pray is the Pasta Aisle at my Grocery Store

    CHARLOTTE, NC - When I attempt to pray while kneeling alongside my bed, I fall asleep. Not just a quiet sleep, but full-blown deep...

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    CHARLOTTE - When Melissa Parker, Vice President of Patient Advocacy at Novant Health, was tasked with gathering volunteers to assist at a public vaccine...

    A Rose By Any Other Name?

    CHARLOTTE - A rose is a rose, but all not roses are created equal.Roses are beautiful, from the different shapes of the petals to...

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    CHARLOTTE - When COVID-19 rates began to surge in December, Novant Health saw a problem emerge: bedside nurses were overextended.“We started experiencing a pandemic...

    February – Heart Awareness Month

    CHARLOTTE - As part of the observance of Heart Awareness Month, Charlotte-based AAIDA (Advocacy & Awareness for Immune Disorders Awareness) will host an educational webinar “Supporting...

    How To Help Teens And Young Adults Struggling With Mental Health During COVID

    CHARLOTTE - In September of 2020, NPR reported that nearly 25% of the US’s population was experiencing symptoms of depression - nearly triple the...