Every second weekend in August, in the rolling hills of the beautiful western North Carolina landscape, you will find a festival celebrating triumph over religious persecution in the small town of Valdese.
The July sun was emitting so much heat that even the shaded stadium with massive fans spinning above us provided little comfort. Sweat was beading down my… Read more “North Carolina Little League State Championship”
Love can be a powerful emotion, but the effects of actively loving another human being are even more powerful. They’re redemptive and healing. These people who have poured love into my life and filled the cracks in my heart will always have a piece of it. They earned it and it’s theirs.
After more than four hours in our car, I was getting a bit restless. The kids and my mom had just finished McLintock and were starting on… Read more “Savannah, Georgia”
Lying in the Shadows of North Carolina’s Pisgah National Forest is a little mountain town where southern hospitality reigns, history is significant, and natural beauty abounds. My… Read more “North Carolina’s Old Fort”
One of the many attributes of Wilmington, North Carolina is that it serves as home to a very real part of an integral piece of our American… Read more “USS North Carolina Battleship”
There are so many overlooked treasures in rural North Carolina. Our old school mom and pop shops are one of them. Bostic, North Carolina has one of… Read more “Nostalgia”
Last Monday was an extremely long and stressful day. We had just arrived back in town a few days earlier, my daughter started soccer camp, my kids… Read more “The Strawberry Moon”
Western North Carolina is full of rugged mountain terrain, winding rivers, and beautiful waterfalls. Located within Burke, Cleveland, and Rutherford counties is a small isolated mountain range… Read more “South Mountains”