Volume 40, No. 4
45 Carolina Country Adventures TRAVEL GUIDE Your 2008 Touchstone Energy Travel Guide offers 20 new adventures, four in each of five regions of North Carolina: some new attractions, old standby destinations, places for children and grandchildren, all of them perfectly Carolina Country. There’s also a full list of travel information centers. Start your adventures on page 45.
Household Electricity Usage A guide to how much electricity is used by common household appliances.
Electric Safety Quiz
First Person What you can do to help determine our energy future.
More Power to You Measuring electricity usage.
Carolina Country Store Reclaimed antique pine lumber.
Your Vacation Pictures
Tar Heel Lessons For students and teachers.
Snapshots of your memorable North Carolina vacations.
You’re From Carolina Country If you rode your sister’s bicycle.
New travel guides to North Carolina’s literary, art and farm culture heritage.
Marketplace A showcase of goods and services.
Joyner’s Corner April showers bring . . .
Carolina Compass April events and exhibits.
Energy Cents Outdoor security lighting.
Carolina Gardens Year of the eggplant.
Carolina Kitchen Cream Caramel Cake, Pineapple Breeze Torte, Shrimp ‘n’ Shells Salad, Creamy Ham Turnovers.
How fast is electricity? How can you prevent circuit overload?
ON THE COVER
Some of your favorite North Carolina vacation photos. See more on pages 16–19. Travel Guide Cover Photo (page 45): A stretch of the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina. (N.C. Division of Tourism photo)
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20 Carolina Country Adventures Your Vacation Photos Literary & Culture Trails The 2008 Touchstone Energy Travel Guide—pages 45–82 INSIDE...