The Crowd Cheers as Sam Battle Leaves the Baseball Field in Rocky Mount, NC

As the evening of September 13, 2022 comes on, the humidity has lifted, which is the gift of September. The air is clear, the Carolina blue sky is letting go of its vivid color. I stand looking on my garden, once again amazed that our Rocky Mount life spins on with only the slightest hesitation … Continue reading The Crowd Cheers as Sam Battle Leaves the Baseball Field in Rocky Mount, NC

Stepheny Laying Cards on the Table About The Main Street Program For Rocky Mount, NC

The length of this blog is longer than usual. I suggest you read the links from past posts over several sittings. Cards on the Table is about Rocky Mount's commitment to The Main Street Program. I'd like my enthusiasm, point of view and information included in this post to influence those currently discussing the matter … Continue reading Stepheny Laying Cards on the Table About The Main Street Program For Rocky Mount, NC

Dedicated to Tom Harris and ‘J Kelly’ Walker – New Rocky Mount Councilmen

ROBERT KENNEDY David Halberstam was one of America's most distinguished journalists & ​historians. My introduction to him came when I read The Fifties, a decade full of interesting information. He mentions the origins of motels along the highway, fast food as in McDonalds, and the birth of advertising by discussing Leo Burnett Advertising in Chicago; … Continue reading Dedicated to Tom Harris and ‘J Kelly’ Walker – New Rocky Mount Councilmen

Post Cards From Main Street : Portland Bungalows

“The world before us is a postcard, and I imagine the story we are writing on it.”― Mary E. Pearson, The Miles Between I am of an age that remembers buying post cards on trips when traveling with my parents. Usually I bought them from a drug store or hotel gift shop that had a … Continue reading Post Cards From Main Street : Portland Bungalows

All of Rocky Mount, NC NEEDS PETE ARMSTRONG ON THE CITY COUNCIL

Pete Armstrong is worth your time and the price of gas to take advantage of early voting but voting on July 26th is a must. The entire city needs Pete on the city council. JUST DO IT is my slogan today when considering Pete. I was distraught when I saw the turnout numbers for the … Continue reading All of Rocky Mount, NC NEEDS PETE ARMSTRONG ON THE CITY COUNCIL