Monthly Archives: November 2010

Thanksgiving Dreams

I had grandiose plans for Thanksgiving 2010. On my way to visit family in Delaware, I was going to come in contact with as many touching states as possible. I had it all planned out: I was going to make … Continue reading

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States That Can’t Breathe

There are 27 landlocked states in the United States. The definition of a landlocked state is one that does not touch an ocean. Having grown up 2 hours from the Atlantic Ocean, it makes me a little uneasy to think about … Continue reading

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Bordergate

There is a mystical place that exists exactly 1,935 miles from my doorstep. What is this place, you ask?? The Four Corners. The Four Corners is the only place in the United States where four states come together in one place. … Continue reading

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Sneaky Georgia

I have a confession: I didn’t know that Georgia touched North Carolina. How long have I lived in NC, you ask? 24 years and 5 months. Did I pay attention in Mr. Grant’s 4th grade class when we made an … Continue reading

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States That Touch?

I love when states touch. It is a peculiar thing to get excited about, but I can’t help it. I grew up in the very center of North Carolina, one hour from Virginia, two hours from the Atlantic Ocean, two … Continue reading

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