A Favorite Question: Can You Have Lunch?

A REAL SALAD When I was at Dewey Elementary in Evanston, IL., (grades K-6) we came home for lunch. The only memory I have of those lunches is my mother reading to me at the kitchen table. From that early age, lunch time was special. Today, I love to meet someone for lunch in one … Continue reading A Favorite Question: Can You Have Lunch?

In Your Imagination: Sit With Me in the Synagogue Praying With The Past Jewish Congregation in Rocky Mount,NC

By now you know Rocky Mount's Synagogue is for sale. I want you to imagine yourself standing here as candles flicker, a strain of music plays, and the prayers of this holy space are wrapped around us. Know that you have joined a significant chapter in Rocky Mount's story On 9/5/17 I wrote a blog … Continue reading In Your Imagination: Sit With Me in the Synagogue Praying With The Past Jewish Congregation in Rocky Mount,NC

Stepheny Sitting In For Carl Rove and His White Board: Rocky Mount City Council Election

CARL ROVE Population of Rocky Mount, NC 52,992 Combined Ward, 2,3,6,7 Possible Votes 31,140 Combined Votes Cast on 5/17/22 3,862 BLACKWELL WINS Ward 2 Population 6,822 Ballots Cast 459 Blackwell 223 Others Combined 231 Joyette 118 Battle 113 JOYNER WINS Ward 3 Population 7,591 Ballots Cast 359 Joyner 176 Others Combined 182 Williams 150 Himes-Anderson … Continue reading Stepheny Sitting In For Carl Rove and His White Board: Rocky Mount City Council Election

Rocky Mount, NC: How About Spending A Percentage of What it Costs To Stuff Our Mailboxes With Campaign Material Like This…

HOLLY STREET I didn't think of this until it was too late. I wish I had counted all the pieces of mail that passed from the mailbox, which I read while walking through the 'cottage for two' before tossing all of it into my garbage. I saved two pieces to be sure I didn't forget … Continue reading Rocky Mount, NC: How About Spending A Percentage of What it Costs To Stuff Our Mailboxes With Campaign Material Like This…

“Get Beyond Shaming, Naming and Blaming”- Rocky Mount City Council Meeting – May 9, 2022

TJ Walker -Ward 4 Councilman-Mayor Pro Tem - A Young Leader in the Black Community Doing a Great Job in His Ward and for Rocky Mount, NC From the orchestra, including the people in over-flow seating for the Council meeting, a number of solo performers stepped to the microphone. The voices, particularly of young black … Continue reading “Get Beyond Shaming, Naming and Blaming”- Rocky Mount City Council Meeting – May 9, 2022

Free Membership: Bungalow Society of Rocky Mount, NC

INVITATION The Bungalows of Rocky Mount, NC are scattered throughout the neighborhoods. Some are neglected and boarded up. Thankfully, many are now being saved by people who recognize their great value to Rocky Mount's housing availability. For fun, I decided we needed a Bungalow Society with a goal of bringing awareness to these gems. No … Continue reading Free Membership: Bungalow Society of Rocky Mount, NC