I read an article the other day about who makes the best cheeseburger of the top three burger chains, Wendy’s, McDonald’s or Burger King. The reviewer gave Wendy’s and McDonald’s a tie for first. However, it was an unfair contest. More on that in a second. Anyway, I repeated the test and came up with my own result. The reviewer compared regular cheeseburgers from Wendy’s and Burger King, but the Quarter Pounder with Cheese from McDonald’s, which gave an unfair advantage to McDonald’s. The Quarter Pounder with Cheese is one of McDonald’s premium menu items, and why the author chose it over McDonald’s regular cheeseburger,Read More →

Start the clocks. There was a thunderstorm late last night into early this morning, which according to many is a harbinger for snow within a week. Meteorologists scoff at the idea, saying there is no link between winter thunderstorms and the proximity of snow in North Carolina. Anecdotally, I have noticed it nearly always happens. My theory is that the collision of warm and cold fronts (aka, thunderstorms) indicates turbulence in the weather accompanied by moisture and, of course, cold air. We all know about the “Snowmageddon” the other week, followed by a couple of days late in the week that were so warm andRead More →