eats: the big bowl of cheese

Our State Magazine — which you may know from my attempt to eat my way across North Carolina — published a great piece this week, by Adam Lucas, about a restaurant in Pittsboro that has re-created a dish that is probably only sentimentally edible to a certain population who frequented Chapel Hill sometime before 2007….

basketball: boston college @ unc

Our second of five games, this one the UNC ladies hung on to win. It was a pretty fun game — BC has some good long range shooters, Carolina’s Stephanie Muvinga dominated inside, and the lead swung back and forth a bunch of times. I love the ladies’ team a lot, and I’m really glad…

basketball: duke @ unc

Trav and I went to see the Carolina women’s basketball team play App State back in December, before he moved up, and we both fell totally in love with this year’s team. After buying some furniture for the house, we used the last of my parents’ Christmas gift to us to buy a five game…

baseball: brewers @ braves

I bought stupid good tickets for me and Trav to see the Brewers play the Braves last night; I heckled Mark Reynolds (“Cut your damn hair, Reynolds!” “Fall down again, Reynolds!” “Swing at that pitch and miss, Reynolds!” “WHAT IS YOUR FACE, MARK REYNOLDS!”) and watched my beloved ex-Tar Heel Rob Wooten pitch 1 1/3…

to hate like this is to be happy forever

I finished my annual re-read of Will Blythe’s To Hate Like This Is To Be Happy Forever this week. It seemed important to finish it before Duke at Duke, because usually I try to finish it before the ACC season even starts. I didn’t this year, because December was occupied by house-buying, and then I…