A Reflection From Rocky Mount, NC: Restoration Also Reveals The American Spirit

After watching TV episodes of a program called, Restoration Road with Clint Harp, the word restoration applies to more than saving buildings. Restoration applied to the country would expose the sacredness of this great country, the USA. The show Restoration Road tells you a short history of the locale of each episode. It details the … Continue reading A Reflection From Rocky Mount, NC: Restoration Also Reveals The American Spirit

Pausing at the Threshold of a New Year: A Reflection From Stepheny’s Bench On Main Street

I found  a quote of Alfred Lord Tennyson that I used on the Main Street Facebook page,                                 "Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering, 'It will be happier." The word threshold holds a deeper meaning after I … Continue reading Pausing at the Threshold of a New Year: A Reflection From Stepheny’s Bench On Main Street

A New Look For Main Street

This Main Street Rocky Mount blog continues to evolve and enlarge its point of view. (As the garden grows, so does the gardener.) I continue to learn from all of you and the special people who have taken me under their wing, the cheerleaders in my life.  I'm grateful!  With the publication of today's blog,  I hope … Continue reading A New Look For Main Street

Goldsboro – An Accredited Main Street Program – I Have Things To Show You

  Welcome to Goldsboro: Note the widened sidewalks, the street lighting, the green space and trees, the pattern brick sidewalks, awnings, the beautiful restoration of each facade. Historically correct upper windows, a unified streetscape. How this corner building once looked and then...below... the restoration...my photo a few days ago Once Upon a Time and Today … Continue reading Goldsboro – An Accredited Main Street Program – I Have Things To Show You