How I Came To Give Up On Writing- Remembering Dickey
I once fashioned myself as a writer. Launched an underground newspaper. Grew my hair long in a bohemian style. Published an article or two here and there, won a poetry contest, too. I had all the bases covered. All I needed was a touch of insanity and a round of alcoholism on the side to be the...
We all have things we will deal with later, but sometimes we realize we don't because we like the company. What will the lamp light illuminate for you?
Holiday Gift Ideas: 2022
It’s never too early to start your hunt for the perfect holiday gift. The good news is that there are no bag limits. Act now before the season closes!
Southern Spirits: Five Chilling Tales of the Old North State!
Come. Sit. Enjoy five spooky tales from where the land touches the sky to the Queen City. Each a place of rich history and chilling paranormal activity that you can visit this Halloween season.
Spaghetti: The Scotland County Mummy
When People think of Mummies they think of Egypt or even Peru, but they certainly don’t think of a small town in Eastern North Carolina, but for sixty one years there was a mummy in the town of Laurinburg. In those years man took flight , the world went to war not once, but twice, the first boot prints were left on moon, the Korean conflict and the United States involvement in Vietnam began and ended along with a lot of other historical events and during all that time a small unknown Italian man stood silently in the corner of a funeral home watching it all, the Scotland County mummy…
When Johanna Cheek's husband built her dream home, she comprised and let one deer head hang on the wall; she never expected to love antlers in her decor!
Some Bars I Have Known
Seldom does one go to a bar to drink; more often, they’re the setting to something else. Pure background. I’ve been fortunate enough to spend my time at a great many different kinds of bars in a great many different places. I’ve been to a place in Alaska that is serving cold beer at 8AM on game…
Bald Head Island
Living in North Carolina my entire life, I am not sure how I spent a lifetime, no more than two hours away from Bald Head Island, and never managed to discover this amazing treasure. It is truly one of North Carolina’s best-kept secrets. It has a look about it that makes you feel you are on an…