Thinking Of Elvis Presley While Waiting For The Results

Lewis Grizzard wrote a book titled - - Elvis Is Dead and I Don't Feel So Good Myself. Two days after the presidential election and waiting, the title expresses how I'm feeling. Grizzard makes me laugh, which is good medicine for the patience needed to  get to the final counts. Grizzard was facing a changing … Continue reading Thinking Of Elvis Presley While Waiting For The Results

The Presidential Election Has Me Homesick

A few days before the election, I find myself homesick. The home where my parents remain in the dust mots that float in the light from the window.  Where I'll find my 3-speed Schwinn bicycle is ready to ride. Where the last fall leaves have blown from the large elms leaving a bare-branched canopy overhead. … Continue reading The Presidential Election Has Me Homesick

Having A Little Fun With Main Street Readers

THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS WITH TOO MUCH TIME ON YOUR HANDS I had this really cool dream. A fleet of black SUVs were headed out of Raleigh to Rocky Mount. I think they were US Marshalls because it looked like Tommy Lee Jones in the lead car. Everybody was dead serious and silent. They were … Continue reading Having A Little Fun With Main Street Readers

“Ain’t Nothing Gonna Change – You Is Wastin’ Your Time”

"Until you get the drugs out of here."  That's what I was told Saturday afternoon standing on Gay Street while talking with two older women that were out for a short walk. I was taking photographs in the 800-900 block on Gay between Tillery, Vyne, and Pine. I  parked my car and walked towards these … Continue reading “Ain’t Nothing Gonna Change – You Is Wastin’ Your Time”

You Are Hereby Named: Thanksgiving Ambassadors For Main Street Rocky Mount

  You are hereby named Main Street Ambassadors during these Thanksgiving holidays. All of you who are spending time at home this year, expecting family or friends, young and old, have this opportunity to show off Main Street and surrounds. I will think of you Thursday with those you love and who love you too. … Continue reading You Are Hereby Named: Thanksgiving Ambassadors For Main Street Rocky Mount