Date archive for March, 2009
By David Gaines On Monday, March 30th, 2009
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So What’s Really In a Mountain Dew?

Speaking about soft drinks in Africa, Uganda just got its first taste of my favorite drink last year and already it’s outgrown all expectations. So much that the company selling it, Crown Beverages More...

By David Gaines On Saturday, March 28th, 2009

Are You Still Paying for Cocaine?

Are you seriously still paying for drugs? I’m not talking prescription medicines or a dime bag. The heavy stuff. Cocaine. Morphine. The stuff that’ll nosedive your future and warp your “brain’s More...

By David Gaines On Saturday, March 28th, 2009
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A Thaibodian Going Away Party

I still remember a couple of years ago when I was sitting at the table with Orlando Khoy and Vicky Phersayaphai who were about to tell Orlando’s sister, Lundy Khoy, that they were seeing each other, in a sense, More...

By David Gaines On Thursday, March 26th, 2009

I’d’ve Thought It Was Ms. Gail Wiggins

  Out of every single teacher I’ve ever had in life, from my first grade teacher Ms. Blizzard at Butner Elementary School in Ft. Bragg, NC, to all my professors at North Carolina A&T, my all-time More...

By David Gaines On Tuesday, March 17th, 2009

You Know You’re From “The Ville” If…

This list is from the new Facebook group for me and my Fayetteville people. I can’t say I did all these, nor do I get some of them, but I’m a Fayettevillain… You go to or went to Cross More...

By David Gaines On Wednesday, March 11th, 2009

Perseverance! Perseverance! Perseverance!

I got tied up last week and forgot to post a “Quote of the Day.” But then I remembered, no one probably even notices anyway. There are much bigger issues at hand than a tardy blog posting. One of the More...