Category Archives: Stepheny’s Rocky Mount Reflections

“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 … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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A Reluctant Fall in Rocky Mount, NC – A Reflection From My Main Street Bench

It has been a reluctant fall this year. At first, there was a yellow cast to things that never did reach fulfillment. Of late, the colors are far from flamboyant, as if they are uninterested in achieving any grandeur at … Continue reading

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Crashing On the Rocks of City Government

The Siren call lures nearby sailors to crash upon the rocks of the islands of dangerous creatures. It is their enchanting music and singing that calls them. I am lured by the story of Main Street and the significance of … Continue reading

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Main Street Rocky Mount Returns September 3, 2019

This little girl in the birdbath is like me in spirit. How can it be time to give up this view of summer and accept that most of my plans never happened. “Summer’s lease hath all too short a date.” … Continue reading

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Stepheny Taking August Off to Finish A Novel – Leaving You With A Story to Think About -Keep the Faith!

Dear Readers:                                                                             … Continue reading

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Stepheny In A Rocky Mount State of Mind – Reguarding The City Council

“It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn’t use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like “How about a glass of sweet tea!”  (Edit by SFH) ― A. A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh I had a glass of … Continue reading

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