Time after time, women fall for men with flaws in their characters as wide and long as the freight train that is guaranteed to be just around the bend heading straight toward them. What magnetism draws viewers to them?
Ocracoke Island is a North Carolina barrier island lying off the coast of eastern North Carolina. Bordered by the Pamlico Sound on the west and the Atlantic Ocean on the east, Hatteras can be reached by boat, ferry or plane. That's right: two ways only.
North Carolina's Historic Albemarle Tour offers visitors sites suitable for day trips, school trips, homeschooling visits and journeys into history, all within a short driving distance of Eastern North Carolina cities.
Designated as one of the best beaches, Ocracoke Island is accessible only by boat or small plane. The North Carolina Ferry System makes it an ideal place to visit for those seeking isolation, charm and a trip back in time.
Here are more basic literary terms students should know as they prepare for the AP English Literature and Composition exam, as well as other tests they may take. Add these items to an ongoing glossary of literary terms with an explanation of each.
Teaching students about point of view and how authors use a variety of points of view to achieve different effects upon readers can prove daunting. Here are a few suggestions for tackling a sometimes difficult task.
Project FeederWatch, sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, engages people from across North America to observe birds that visit bird feeders in back yards, outside classrooms and around the community. Scientists collect data to aid in research.
Holiday movies have a way of reminding us of times gone by, of special times with family and friends and of promises for the future. "Christmas in New York" conjures up one special December, 2000 vacation for my family.
Victor Newman, the enduring character on "The Young and the Restless," played by actor Eric Braeden since February, 1980, has set many a viewer's blood to boiling '" in more ways than one '" over the show's duration.
Whether you're cutting your own Christmas tree for the first time or continuing a beloved tradition, there are a selection of Christmas tree farms in the Raleigh area where you can find just the right Christmas tree for your family holiday.
As Katherine Jackson opens up to Oprah Winfrey in a 2010 interview, her love and devotion to her son Michael clearly shines through her tears and grief. So, too, does a courtly kind of grace as she carries on the Jackson legacy.
People living in the Raleigh Triangle area of North Carolina have an opportunity to travel back in time this week. Best of all, they can do it again next week and for as long as the Raleigh Road Outdoor Theatre remains in business.
Coming-of-age novels, also called Bildungsroman novels, should be a part of any high school and college preparatory program. Teachers, parents and students might consider this list of 25 recommended works in this genre.
The early Colonists in New England faced hardship in the New World and learned to offer thanks for what they had. Thanksgiving grew out of these difficult experiences and the Pilgrims' gratitude. These activities readily adapt to almost any grade level.
Family home near Williamston evolves from the family home place to a miniature golf course in the back yard to family restaurant with a theme park. October crowds come from near and far to enjoy frights and ghouls, a train ride and a haunted house.
Teachers and substitutes appreciate having easy-to-use generic lesson plans and worksheets to use in emergencies. This vocabulary lesson plan takes little preparation and works well for most word lists.
Who doesn't enjoy a bowl of French onion soup? Homemade sounds even better when it comes in a mix and advertises that it's "ready in minutes." Does Frontier Soups Chicago Bistro French Onion Soup live up to its promise?
Eastern North Carolina residents can reach Atlantic Ocean beaches within an hour or two. Knowing where to find public beach access along Bogue Banks enables travelers to make the most of a day at the beach.
Homemade Halloween costume ideas for kids equals more money for other things on your list. Making creative Halloween costumes that don't break the family budget can be part of the traditional Halloween spirit in your family.
Adult learners are returning to college in record numbers as a result of job cuts, government stimulus programs that encourage additional training and personal decisions to improve their educational and gain additional skills.
With the prevalence of computers and Internet technology, knowing just the right letter to fit each circumstance in day-to-day business communication is a valuable skill set for employees and business owners to have.
North Carolina college and university students need every foothold they can get. Students attending school in North Carolina's Research Triangle have ample opportunity for quality internships and top-notch job offerings in a variety of fields.
Does a back-to-school shopping list cause anxiety in your household? Do back-to-school supplies conjure up memories of your own purchases when you were in school? Can you count on two hands the necessary items that you remember?
This article is fourth in a list of most frequently taught novels in North Carolina English teachers, according to a poll in 2002. Recommended literary works in grade 12 (English IV) focus upon British literature.
Opportunities in and around Raleigh, North Carolina abound for older adults and retirees to partake of a plethora of enrichment courses. Duke University's OLLI program offers a variety of courses for those who love learning.
Although this recommended high school reading list omits many important novels and plays college-bound students should add to their lists-of-works-read, students will benefit by plugging in gaps in their individualized reading programs.
Classic works of literature remain, generation after generation, because readers love them and find intrinsic value in them. Richness of language is just one aspect of the classic children's literature.
Nicholas Sparks sets two novels in historic Beaufort, North Carolina, a destination dear to the heart of many folks who delight this charming little town. "A Walk to Remember,"and now "The Choice" delight visitors familiar with Beaufort.
Raleigh, N. C. has the distinction of having one of its hamburgers touted as among the nation's 50 best hamburgers. Indeed, hamburger connoisseurs can satisfy their beef cravings at a number of Raleigh's top hamburger joints.
A first date calls for somewhere cozy but not too expensive, quiet but safe and that appeals to a wide range of people. Raleigh has a number of great places, including these places that rank at the top of the list.
Many schools now require a Graduation Project, or a Senior Project, as a requirement for a high school diploma. Instead of seeing this project as extra work, many students do find that successful completion of a Senior Project has built-in benefits.
Parents and teachers can use familiar children's stories to teach critical thinking skills. Favorite movies, stories and everyday events provide excellent subject matter for questions that stimulate higher order thinking in children.
Parents and teachers can use everyday stories to help develop young minds if they know the right kinds of questions to ask and games to play. Working Bloom's Taxonomy into critical thinking prompts helps pave the way.
What entertainment television marches across the stage as role models for girls often falls short of my expectations. Country music singer Taylor Swift fits the bill when it comes to positive role models for girls.
Beginning yearbook advisers need a plan of attack and system of organization that sees them through the year. The Master Ladder and Ladder Drawer are musts for maintaining sanity and meeting deadlines.
Even if your book club has not read Ray Bradbury's 'Fahrenheit 451,' this classic can provide you with a thought-provoking Thanksgiving theme and discussion. Your guests will leave your party even more thankful.
Located just five miles from Williamston, NC, this campground is the ideal stopping place when you're heading to North Carolina beaches or returning after a fun-filled week at the beach. It's clean, affordable and loads of fun.
What can be more special than a wedding slideshow that symbolizes everything about the engaged couple? Perhaps you'd like a few suggestions and criteria for selecting the best wedding slide show music you can find.
I've accumulated a lot of things to sell on eBay that have managed to clutter my life. My Action Plan will have this stuff out the door by the time the week-end is over. A major frustration in my life will be well on its way to being eliminated.
If you're like our family, you love taking the children to the pumpkin patch to pick out that perfect pumpkin. What better way to spend a beautiful fall day than taking pictures, rolling in the hay, and doing lots of corny things?
Is the clutter in your life getting out of control? Do you want to start the new school year free of all those nagging thoughts that weigh you down? Have you tried Flylady and want to get back to her principles but with a little different twist?
Take a dead dog to the veterinarian? No way, you say? Think again. Anyone who knew my father would understand precisely why my sister chose to take Daddy's dead dog to the vet. A slightly irreverant look on the sad occasion of a dear doggie's demise.