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

The Bel Air Art Center is Open in Rocky Mount, NC

Denise Watkins, (Sky-vue Skating) and I try to have a date on Thursdays over lunch or early dinner. Today we started with an adventure at the Bel Air Artisans Gallery. Bel Air figures mightily in the Art District that is being created. You might have thought they were closed when word came that the building/business … Continue reading The Bel Air Art Center is Open in Rocky Mount, NC

Main Street Rocky Mount, NC LOVES Howell Street

The Back of the House at 201 S. Howell Street On the corner of Howell and Western sits my newest favorite house in the Villa Place Historic District. The District is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The house is a contributing structure for the District. On a Stepheny drive-by, one glance and … Continue reading Main Street Rocky Mount, NC LOVES Howell Street

A New 5-Minute Podcast: Rocky Mount NC City Council Elections

Crystal Wimes-Anderson joined me on the podcast today. You will enjoy getting to know her as I have. She's a bright, articulate young women that can win the seat in Ward 3, currently held by Mr. Joyner. I'm excited about Crystal bringing her experience and leadership to help bring an end to the dishonest practices … Continue reading A New 5-Minute Podcast: Rocky Mount NC City Council Elections

In Rocky Mount, NC – The Curious Incident

Sherlock Holmes Many of you have heard of the famous Sherlock Holmes mystery about the “dog that didn’t bark.” It’s a short story from 1892 called “Silver Blaze.” It’s about the disappearance of a famous racehorse the night before a race and the murder of the horse’s trainer. Sherlock Homes solves the mystery, in part, … Continue reading In Rocky Mount, NC – The Curious Incident