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Family Picks: A great weekend to peek at some leaves at local parks

BY CORBIE HILL | Correspondent Happy Halloween! Or, you know, happy last weekend in October. Even for those who go all out for the spookiest of holidays, there’s a limit to how much costumes-and-candy mayhem you can handle in one weekend. So here are some non-Halloween alternatives for this weekend – they’re out there! ▪ Yates Mill County Park in Raleigh holds Pumpkinpalooza from 10-11 a.m. Saturday. Kids get to paint pumpkins to take home, learn about gourds and go on a pumpkin ...

Lights, Camera, Action

I guess that other families do this too but perhaps we are an anomaly.  If they don't, perhaps they should. The smallest, stupidest, things can bring our simple minds so much joy. Last week when visiting DJ in DC, we discovered that our reading light, when turned the right way, was equivalent to a Broadway Show spotlight.  A Ham just can't resist the limelight, even if there is but an audience of three! This is our rudimentary work.  We call it A Night at the Hamilton, the ...