Hurricane Flashback: Fran

North Carolina doesn't have good experiences with hurricanes whose names start with the letter "F." I know this from personal experience, for I, Zach Yonk, was a survivor of a little hurricane named Fran. Back in 1996, when the best Presidential candidate the GOP could dig up was good ol' Bob Dole (seriously?!) Hurricane Fran … Continue reading Hurricane Flashback: Fran

Carolina Hurricanes (No, not THE Carolina Hurricanes)

I just heard that Florence has become a Category 4 hurricane, and it's still barreling toward the Carolinas. Oh boy, there goes the bread aisle. However, there is definitely a surplus of bagels available (they don't get enough love when there's a storm coming). A hurricane name starting with the letter "F" does not bode … Continue reading Carolina Hurricanes (No, not THE Carolina Hurricanes)