Thursday, October 8, 2020

I Can’t Believe I Said That- Part 1

Charlotte, NC - Did you ever have a really bad day? I wasn’t having a bad day. Stretch that thirty times. I was having...

I Gave him Something Better than $5, I Gave him… Part 2

CHARLOTTE, NC - Then I didn’t see him anymore. I was concerned. Was he dead? The nature of addiction is that it is fatal....

I Gave him Something Better than $5, I Gave him… Part 1

CHARLOTTE, NC - I’m often asked, “Should I give money to someone who is panhandling?” No one wants another person to suffer. As a...

My new Favorite Place to Pray is the Pasta Aisle at my Grocery Store

CHARLOTTE, NC - When I attempt to pray while kneeling alongside my bed, I fall asleep. Not just a quiet sleep, but full-blown deep...

We Were Given a New Commandment

After the shooting of Keith Lamont Scott, I met with the black female staff of the Charlotte Rescue Mission women's division Dove’s Nest to...

I’m Taking Welding Classes and Haven’t Burned Down the School (Yet)

One Father’s Day my wife got me a Flux Welder machine. It is an entry-level machine for welding. As hard as I tried, I...

My Scariest Shelter in Place Honey Do Project

If you are like me, you used “Shelter in Place” to catch up on your “Honey Do” projects. I raked leaves, spread mulch, cleaned and...

My 300 Day Re-Wiring Project

April 18, 2020, represents a significant milestone for me. Let me tell you about it. They say that the journey of many miles begins with...

What Covid 19 Showed Me About Myself

When I was a kid, my mother won the lottery. She won $40 and bought a toilet with it. She was tired of her...

Sometimes I Feel as if I’m in the Movie Groundhog Day

You’ve probably seen the movie Ground Hog Day. Bill Murray wakes up and it is Ground Hog Day every morning. Yes, every morning. My “Groundhog...

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News You Can Use: Medical Professionals Weigh In On The Flu Shot

CHARLOTTE - What is the flu shot, and why do I need it? “The flu vaccine causes antibodies to develop in the body about two...

ECHO Training Offers Firearms Training For All Ages And Skill Levels

CHARLOTTE - ECHO Training, owned and operated by Michael Pegram, offers a wide variety of firearms training and safety classes for all ages and...

2020 Summer Mint Hill Arts Show Winners

MINT HILL, NC - Mint Hill Arts recently held their Annual Summer Novant Art Show.  Sponsored by Novant Health (Mint Hill Medical Center), the...

Local Second-Grader Supports Levine Children’s NICU through Art

MINT HILL, NC - Three years ago, Vanessa Birch, mom to then-five-year-old Hazel, was confronted with a problem familiar to all parents of preschoolers:...

Fall Splendor – Raleigh’s Juniper Level Botanic Garden opens two Weekends in September

RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA – Juniper Level Botanic Garden, a $7.5 million gift to North Carolina State University, will open two weekends in September for...