We Celebrate a New Downtown Business – NABS – May 20th, 2019

On Friday I attended the soft opening of the new Deli and Coffee Shop, NABS - (Never A Better Sandwich). I walked into the dream of Yalem Kiros. I had a wonderful experience and so will you. Yalem is a native of Ethiopia, one of the world's leading coffee producing countries. We know this lovely … Continue reading We Celebrate a New Downtown Business – NABS – May 20th, 2019

Celebrating A New Investor – 131 and 135 SE Main Street – A New Life

Easter Week: Rocky Mount, NC - Beautiful Day on Main Street. Gorgeous pink Iris blooming in my garden. The gift of Lent this year; to realize that I need to stip away things, that in the end, do not matter. Monday night's Council meeting (4-22-19) threatened to reel me in with the "How dare you" … Continue reading Celebrating A New Investor – 131 and 135 SE Main Street – A New Life

‘The Telegram E-Mail Reveal’ Supports My Position

Paul Wolf is an attorney that writes about local government. He lists seven signs that indicate when a local government is dysfunctional with polarizing leadership. Rocky Mount City Council and attending leadership tick off every sign that is listed. Until this investigation ends, we cannot go forward allowing additional opportunities for the same people to … Continue reading ‘The Telegram E-Mail Reveal’ Supports My Position

Dang and Blast To The Tarboro Housing Street Project – Something Fabulous Is Happening – The Preservation of the First National Bank – Soon to Open Larema Coffee

“It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like "What about coffee at Larema Coffee Shop?" A. A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh, and S.F. Houghtlin I'm in the doldrums over this wrong solution for more affordable housing. When people have told me I can't stop it, … Continue reading Dang and Blast To The Tarboro Housing Street Project – Something Fabulous Is Happening – The Preservation of the First National Bank – Soon to Open Larema Coffee

Rocky Mount – “This Is Not Your Father’s Oldsmobile” – Any More

Bob Houghtlin, my late husband, spent all but a few years of his working career at the same company - Leo Burnett Advertising in Chicago, IL. He wore a suit and tie every day. Usually, he rode the Northwestern Train into Chicago from Winnetka, IL. and walked across the Loop to the same building. I'm … Continue reading Rocky Mount – “This Is Not Your Father’s Oldsmobile” – Any More