Returning from the mountains after Thanksgiving with family, I could hardly wait for daughter Claire to turn on my street knowing my neighbors on either side would have finished their Christmas decorating. Absolutely beautiful, AGAIN! My autumn wreath still on the door looked finished for the season. The cull-de-sac street is short, no traffic, tucked … Continue reading The Christmas Lights of Rocky Mount Are Turning On
After attending the performance this past Friday evening of the Tar River Chorus and Carolina Brass, I want to send out an alert to the community of Rocky Mount, that we have let this amazing group simmer on the back burner. I grew up taking the train with my mother, wearing her curly lamb fur … Continue reading Podcast Day: The Tar River Orchestra and Chorus, A Rocky Mount, NC Gem
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leaderJohn Quincey Adams It was an inspirational evening at the banquet the other night. It's an excuse to dress up and everyone looked like they'd stepped out of a fashion magazine, both men and women. The Event … Continue reading Twin County Hall of Fame Induction Banquet
Stepheny's Danish Pine Wardrobe I have a beautiful Danish pine wardrobe that has been converted to hold a TV behind its simple doors. I wonder from time to time whose clothes it held before turning up in an antique shop in Chicago. “Do you know the C.S. Lewis’ book, The Lion, The Witch, and the … Continue reading Rocky Mount, NC: A Version of C.S. Lewis – The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe.
MAKE IT A DOUBLE I love writing this blog. WordPress is the platform I use. If I drank, and I don't, whoever stays up all night figuring out how to make it harder and making less sense, makes me say, "I'll have a double sweet tea on the rocks!" I was bummed because the number … Continue reading Cheerleading for Rocky Mount, NC
Troy Davis Cuts the Ribbon for Davis Lofts A lovely evening: Friends, family, prospective renters and curious folks gathered last Friday night to celebrate the ribbon cutting for the Davis Lofts. The few photographs I took give away my interest in the brick walls that were left exposed, the paint and plaster that honor the … Continue reading Troy Davis Cuts the Ribbon on Opportunity- The Davis Lofts on Main Street