I hope that everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving with family and food and counting our blessings. Many people have already started decorating for Christmas. Now the preparations for the most wonderful time of the year begin in earnest.
The holiday season is around the corner. This year has had unique challenges. Without a doubt, things are going to be different this year due to the pandemic and government officials encouraging citizens not to gather in large crowds.
What inspires you? What is your motivation to get up each day? Are you passionate about your work? You might be a world changer, a “righter” of wrongs, a doer of good deeds. Do you arise eager to greet your family? You may be a creative soul, exploring your interest in a variety of art forms…
“It’s a miracle!” said the doctor. “You’ve just awakened from a coma after a terrible accident in October 2016, but you’re doing well, all things considered!”
A few weeks ago I did something that I have wanted to do for a long time. I took my first pottery class. I have always loved pottery. I remember my first trip to Seagrove, NC, where I purchased my very first piece of pottery. I loved visiting different pottery studios and galleries around ev…
Earlier this week, as I was climbing into my vehicle to head into work about 7:30 or so, I saw a couple of the neighborhood kids at the bus stop, located at the corner of my yard.
As I write this column, I am flooded with emotion. After being associated with Roanoke River Partners for more than 15 years — I will complete my official tenure at the end of November.
Veterans Day parades? Veterans Day school essays? Veterans Day ceremonies on the courthouse lawn? Star-spangled Veterans Day memes on social media? Platitude-enhanced newspaper editorials?