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Japanese-style arched bridge and Yukimi "snow-viewing" lantern in the Asiatic Arboretum, Duke Gardens


North Carolina Pottery Brown Green Oriental Stoneware Lidded Bowl Pot


watching & waiting silently - precious pygmy rattlesnake ~ usually less than 2' long with a tiny, almost practically inaudible rattle awww; eating small mammals, birds, lizards, insects, frogs, other snakes, inhabits flatwoods, sandhills, mixed forests, floodplains, also found near lakes, marshes + found in southeastern United States from southern-eastern North Carolina, south through peninsular Florida, west to eastern Texas, Oklahoma


Wal-Mart: It Came, It Conquered, Now It's Packing Up and Leaving

The Town’n Country grocery in Oriental, North Carolina, a local fixture for 44 years, closed its doors in October after a Wal-Mart store opened for business. Now, three months later -- and less than two years after Wal-Mart arrived -- the retail giant is pulling up stakes, leaving the community with no grocery store and no pharmacy.