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North Carolina Birding Trail
University of North Carolina System
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Wikipedia Information About North Carolina
Nice to BE in NC!"
Car / Refrigerator Magnets
Magnets are designed to be placed on
the outside of a car or on a refrigerator. The oval version magnet
is 3" high and 5" wide, and the rectangular version magnet is about 3"
high and about 5.5" wide. Price for one magnet is $4.95 and a set of Ten
magnets is $39.95. Prices include shipping and handling, and the
magnets are made in the USA.
1. Orders will be shipped by USPS First Class Mail (or USPS
Priority Mail for larger orders).
Magnets are in stock and will be
We ship only to addresses in the USA. (Pennsylvania
residents note: We are required to collect and remit
Pennsylvania state sales tax,
and the tax will be added at checkout.)
4. Payment is accepted only online through
PayPal either as a guest or as a registered user, e.g., using a
credit card. Your credit card statement will show a
payment using the PayPal statement code "PAYPAL*RAYWINSTEAD."
website and the magnet design are copyrighted (©) 2014 by Ray L.
Winstead, including the phrase "It's Just Nice to BE in NC!"
The business enterprise selling the magnet has no official
association with any other entity linked from this page.
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7. For wholesale inquiries contact Ray Winstead at
I. In William Shakespeare's
play "The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark," Hamlet asks the
question "To be, or not to be," i.e. To Live and face life's "troubles,"
or Not to Live at all.
A reasonable perspective would be
that just "Being" in North Carolina outweighs, or at least alleviates,
many of life's problems that arise. This is an idea worth remembering
and reflecting upon. As Ray L. Winstead says: "It's just nice to BE in
II. North Carolina State
The North Carolina State Motto is "Esse
Quam Videri." The motto in Latin was adopted by the North Carolina
General Assembly in 1893 and means "To be, rather than to seem."
The saying: "It's just nice to BE in NC!" can also be thought of as
being associated with the NC state motto.