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  1. Thread: Anyone in CLT?

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    Thanks! The gang's all still here! We are loving...

    Thanks! The gang's all still here! We are loving Charlotte! Went to OBX a couple months ago. Now I just have to find a job here! No reciprocity for Indiana attorneys so I'm limited...
  2. Thread: Anyone in CLT?

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    Anyone in CLT?

    It's been awhile...! We just moved to Charlotte in June for Todd's position, and I wanted to see who here lives in Charlotte? We're just starting to get settled and adjusted, and would love to meet...
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    Why doesn't the dude bare it all? Swim trunks...

    Why doesn't the dude bare it all? Swim trunks with shirts... every time...
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    That Gouvernor villa has an amazing, unheard-of...

    That Gouvernor villa has an amazing, unheard-of view! Do you recall the name of the villa?
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    Our Costco just recently got Whispering Angel...

    Our Costco just recently got Whispering Angel back in - $16. It had been over a year- seems like it's seasonal/annual with them or something.
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    Hmmm... I assumed that chair was for getting...

    Hmmm... I assumed that chair was for getting coiffed and styled. Nope- the back is too high.
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    How did you learn to write like that?? It is...

    How did you learn to write like that?? It is like poetry.
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    If you look for Villa Leana (which is FLO) a bit...

    If you look for Villa Leana (which is FLO) a bit further back in this Villa Forum, you will find some discussion (see link below). It was generally negative as to the pool situation. Check out Villa...
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    Like JEK said... 4WD function is the key. I...

    Like JEK said... 4WD function is the key. I learned this after getting into numerous "pinches" like this one- parked on the Gustaf hill, for example, with a car parked in front of me which I was...
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    Nice report! You must venture further out and...

    Nice report! You must venture further out and around though!! (Try a stick-shift Suzuki, or an automatic that you can put in 1st or 2d gear if needed.)
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    Wow, wow, wow-- I love that villa Meli Melo!!!

    Wow, wow, wow-- I love that villa Meli Melo!!!
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    Wowee! Now that's an outstanding trip report! ...

    Wowee! Now that's an outstanding trip report! Nice job!!
  13. Ditto that, Vlad! That island vibe plus rose = ...

    Ditto that, Vlad! That island vibe plus rose = $$$
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    Nice report! We're in Indy too (Zville)! I love...

    Nice report! We're in Indy too (Zville)! I love USAir through Charlotte. Why the overnight stay?
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    We have the Nest... I only like it for the...

    We have the Nest... I only like it for the ability to operate the thermostat remotely from my iPhone- i.e. when I'm at home upstairs or in the basement. I do not like its "learning" function where...
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    Oh no, you can't leave!! Your posts have...

    Oh no, you can't leave!! Your posts have sustained me in these winter doldrums. (That shot of Gouvernour from up high the other day was heart-wrenching. Just fabulous.) Safe sailing and travels!
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    Wow, never seen that season there... We were...

    Wow, never seen that season there... We were there one December and everything was bright green.
  18. Thread: Gravity

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    We saw it in just regular 3D last weekend,...

    We saw it in just regular 3D last weekend, because we waited too long and it was gone from IMAX. Wish we would've caught it sooner!
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    It's been many years, but I highly recommend this...

    It's been many years, but I highly recommend this place for Brunch! Tres francais too! http://www.artisanalbistro.com/
    Opens at 10:30 on Sunday.
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    Must-dos: Auberge du Soleil for lunch or brunch!...

    Must-dos: Auberge du Soleil for lunch or brunch! We went to Chateau Montelena- did not do a full tour- but it is worth seeing! We had our best tasting experience at Duckhorn- it's a sit-down and...
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    That article was posted by "Katva". ;-) I...

    That article was posted by "Katva". ;-)

    I would do Auberge for brunch (or lunch), and Bottega for dinner... The cuisine and views are just as good during the day at Auberge without such an...
  22. Thread: Trump

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    I agree with JEK! (My boss has been there all...

    I agree with JEK! (My boss has been there all week, and sent a photo entitled "Paradise"- I don't have the heart or energy to even try to explain to him what he's missing that is just 15 min....
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    Bev~ Yes, it was fairly busy. Our resort was...

    Bev~ Yes, it was fairly busy. Our resort was booked during the week and the restaurants we went to had been booked for several weeks. But we did not encounter crowds or waits for tastings at the...
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    We had a great, event-filled trip! Did 18...

    We had a great, event-filled trip! Did 18 wineries in 3 days, put 550 miles on the rental (350 of which were Napa Valley miles just running up and down the Trail and hwy!!) Brought home 13 bottles in...
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    Two days and counting until our departure...! I...

    Two days and counting until our departure...! I shall report back, although I'm sure everything will be fabulous! The case that was set for trial this week settled so I have been freed up at work...
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    Awww, thank you, ladies! I just now saw your...

    Awww, thank you, ladies! I just now saw your posts. I love spoiling her and cannot stop buying her clothes!! And now I'm onto coats and shoes. Oh my! And she is typically always dressed in some...
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    She is great! She sleeps 11 hours every night....

    She is great! She sleeps 11 hours every night. We're going to start baby food after our trip, and got her a high chair. And she's graduated to the "Infant 2" class level at daycare! (This photo is...
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    Thanks, Amy! I think that was actually our 1st...

    Thanks, Amy! I think that was actually our 1st year anniversary, last July ('12)... We had just found out we were pregnant a few days before!
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    Thanks, Bev & Missy! I will keep those in mind. ...

    Thanks, Bev & Missy! I will keep those in mind. Cannot wait to go. I have a jury trial to get through first though...
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    Hi Bev! I think we've been to Cindy's for...

    Hi Bev! I think we've been to Cindy's for lunch... Really cute inside? Where did you stay?

    I do need some unique wineries to try... Here's a great link though for others headed to Napa! ...
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    Jeanette~ It's booked solid. I have us down for...

    Jeanette~ It's booked solid. I have us down for Redd! Thanks, Ladies!
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    Been to Press... we had our Welcome dinner there...

    Been to Press... we had our Welcome dinner there for our wedding. Thanks, guys! I will check out Terra and Bistro. (I know Brix as we had looked at it for our wedding location.) I have a res-y...
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    Thanks, John! Will do. I'd been curious about...

    Thanks, John! Will do. I'd been curious about that since it's part of the Bouchon/FL trifecta. FL is already booked for the week we're there. It's unbelievable how limited the availablility is...
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    I'm loving Redd! Keep em coming... [No (more)...

    I'm loving Redd! Keep em coming... [No (more) Italian.]
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    Napa (again)...

    Going back in Sept. - our 4th trip in 4 years! lol I need one good restaurant recommendation to fill one of our nights. I already have Bottega, Auberge, and SolBar (our resort Solage's...
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