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Jerry Jackson's blog

HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW KYLE AND ALLEN?

How well do you know Kyle and Allen? They are known for being rather distant, and can be found in South Dakota.

PENETRATE THE BLACK HOLE

"A Journey that begins where everything ends". "You can't escape the most powerful force in the universe".

WHAT WAS YOUR FAVORITE HALLOWEEN COSTUME AS A KID?

Isn't it funny how a costume can become a moment frozen in time? A few weeks ago, I took a trip to my hometown to help dad move some boxes into storage.

BE HONEST... DO YOU LIKE COLESLAW?

There are 2 types of people in North Carolina- those who like slaw on their barbecue sandwich, and those who do not.

"LUMINOUS BEINGS ARE WE, NOT THIS CRUDE MATTER"

You have finally met him. I'm the one person on Earth who didn't like the movie "ET".

BEWARE THE GLOPPY MONSTER OF MOLASSESS SWAMP

Does anyone remember the fictional locations "Molasses Swamp", "Gum Drop Mountains", and the "Ice Cream Floats"?

UNSCREW THAT CAP AND TAKE YOUR CHANCES

"Many of the truths we cling to depend greatly on our own point of view". I'll be impressed if anyone can name the character who uttered those famous words.

STAND BACK, SAID THE ELEPHANT- I'M GOING TO SNEEZE

A sneeze is no laughing matter for some, especially to monkeys who befriend pachyderms.

WE'RE OFF TO SEE THE WIZARD...

Growing up in rural North Carolina, we didn't have cable TV- that was a luxury reserved for my city friends.

LIVING LARGE AT CAMP TUSCARORA

The words "summer camp" conjure up all kinds of images. For some reason, I can't help but think about Jim Varney in "Ernest Goes to Camp".

DOES ANYONE REMEMBER TG&Y?

I wonder if any of you remember the TG&Y stores?

SOMETIMES, WE NEED TO LOOK OUT THE WINDOW

Over the last three months of 2011, our Weather Lab received a major overhaul.

AND TO ALL A GOOD NIGHT...

I've been a forecaster for nearly 20 years now, but I can still remember my first Christmas as a meteorologist.

TIME TO UNWIND...

What is your favorite movie? A simple question, but the answer can be hard to determine.

FROM A PACK OF NABS TO A FUNNEL ON THE GROUND

I was driving down I-40 this past weekend and took notice of the excessive traffic on the road. I saw no evidence of a wreck, and there was no holiday being celebrated.