Stepheny: Traveling Beyond Rocky Mount, NC – Suggestions For Your Itinerary

Stepheny's Side Garden - Home Maybe the gift of a few days strung together with lower temperatures and less humidity put me in mind of going back to school, the day after Labor Day. I got to wondering if grade-school children are still asked to write about, 'what I did over summer vacation?' I don't … Continue reading Stepheny: Traveling Beyond Rocky Mount, NC – Suggestions For Your Itinerary

Walking On The Sunny Side of the Street in Rocky Mount, NC

MANLEY PHOTOGRAPHS FINDS STEPHENY WALKING ALONG MAIN STREET I've written that I grew up listening to my parents sing while sitting in the back seat of the car. One of those songs was The Sunny Side of the Street Click Here for Willy Nelson to put you in the right mood for this blog post. … Continue reading Walking On The Sunny Side of the Street in Rocky Mount, NC

Visit Greece With Stepheny – ‘Down the Road A Piece’ from Rocky Mount, NC

The price of gas has curtailed a lot of plans. I have an ideal TV series to take everyone to Greece this summer. The Durrells of Corfu, is based on the autobiographical novel by Gerald Durrell, the naturalist, explorer, writer, and conservationist. It tells the story of his family settling on Corfu in 1933 until … Continue reading Visit Greece With Stepheny – ‘Down the Road A Piece’ from Rocky Mount, NC

Hoagy Carmichael Still Singing in Rocky Mount

Georgie - "Sing Nana's Song" You know me well enough to know that a Stepheny-story pops up on my social media a lot. I grew up listening to my parents sing the songs that have followed me through life. Stardust, Georgia on my Mind etc. There is only time to talk about the song, Melancholy … Continue reading Hoagy Carmichael Still Singing in Rocky Mount