Monthly Archives: February 2011

Thompson’s Bootery and Bloomery

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and I have a clear image in my head of a circa early 1970s Valentine’s Day display window at the old and unfortunately long gone Thompson’s Bootery and Bloomery .If you are of “old Charlotte” … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life

From The Charlotte Daily Observer, Wednesday February 10, 1897. Who says nothing ever happens/happened in Charlotte? On this day 114 years ago, it was non-stop activity in the Queen City and environs. From the Communal Notice section: A number of … Continue reading

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Enough Already

Southern Muses has returned from a sabbatical during which we wrote a book or something and we’ve spent most of our time since mid-January recovering from the experience. And then this happened. Which by the way –I think this is … Continue reading

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