Tag: North Carolina
Stories from the Road: An Object Lesson for My Daughter in Holding Firm
In the Plaza Midwood section of Charlotte stands a dive bar called Thirsty Beaver Saloon. It is dwarfed and surrounded by a multistory townhome complex. The neighborhood has changed in the seven years since I was an Uber driver in Charlotte. It was sort of an eclectic, working-class area with quirky shops and bars and…
Stories from the Road: Singing Harmony in a World That Sings Melody
Anyone can sing “along” with the melody. She chooses to sing “with” the melody and finds her own voice to fit into the world.
Artwork from the Road: Roberta Flack Mural, Black Mountain, NC
One of the things I enjoy about exploring towns is seeing murals on buildings.
The Theatre: A Place of Magic
The theatre is a place that gives the promise of something magical that will happen inside to stir the soul and take us to a world that is fresh and inviting to us
Grub on the Road Food Friday: Miami Fusion Cafe, Denver, NC
First, a little bit about the food, then what really impressed me about this place. Small, strip mall setting with 9 tables inside and a couple more outside, the decorations pay homage to Miami, as well as Cuba, with street signs such as Hialeah, Ocean and SW 8th St, a clipping of snow in Miami…
Around the Block: Durham, NC
Had a hour to kill while waiting for a train. So, I took a walk around the block to see what I could find.
The Undeliberate Road
“I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.” from “Walden” by Henry David Thoreau In the fall of 2015,…