Time travel? Of course it’s possible!

Time travel? Of course it’s possible!

Christmas celebrations come in many forms, including, this year, the graduation from nursing school of one of our granddaughters. As part of a celebra...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Yadkin Chamber visits Ireland: Part 2

Yadkin Chamber visits Ireland: Part 2

This is the second of three articles on the Yadkin County Chamber of Commerce’s trip to Ireland. Part one of the series appeared in the Jan. 29 ...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Marching for equality, justice: Why I will be part of the Women’s March on Washington

Marching for equality, justice: Why I will be part of the Women’s March on Washington

This week is an important one for our nation. It is the week we take time to honor Civil Rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.; it is the week a n...

February 13th, 2017 |  


Snacks to pack for a protest

Snacks to pack for a protest

I typically try to keep this column no more controversial than whether one prefers Hellman’s or Duke’s mayo, but there comes a point in ti...

January 26th, 2017 |  


Marching for equality, justice: Why I will part of the Women’s March on Washington

Marching for equality, justice: Why I will part of the Women’s March on Washington

This week is an important one for our nation. It is the week we take time to honor Civil Rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.; it is the week a n...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Snow day baking

Snow day baking

It really looked a lot like winter this weekend. I confess I have mixed emotions about this. I much prefer warmer temperatures, sunny skies and green ...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Right place but the wrong time

Right place but the wrong time

I borrow the words of the title from a Rhythm and Blues song released in 1973 by artist Dr. John. It is one of my favorite songs; it has a great beat,...

January 5th, 2017 updated: January 5th, 2017. |  


Tales of holiday treasurers

Tales of holiday treasurers

One of my favorite parts of the holiday season is decorating the tree. Now that I’m married I’m lucky to get to decorate two Christmas tre...

December 22nd, 2016 |  


The case of the missing pea salad

The case of the missing pea salad

A few weeks ago as I was preparing Thanksgiving dinner, I kept thinking that I was forgetting something. I wasn’t actually forgetting anything, ...

December 15th, 2016 |  


So much more than honey

So much more than honey

Several years ago, I decided I wanted to become a beekeeper, but I cannot for the life of me remember why. I say this because had I known the frustrat...

December 1st, 2016 |