Remembering Richard

  It is hard to imagine that it has been three years since I lost one of my childhood best …

Ed Bradley: Famous Winston-Salemite

Ed Bradley’s first memories of Winston-Salem are the strong and sweet smells of tobacco from the R.J. Reynolds plant at Whitaker Park on his first visit with his dad here in 1968.

My Flight From Hell

A boy landed on a flight in Sweden sitting in the airplane restroom, scared out of his mind, and it …

Mary Haglund, Of Course!

  Mary Haglund didn’t have an easy route to running one of the most successful restaurants in Winston-Salem. The Gary, …

Famous Winston-Salemites: Paul Defiglia

With all of the news typically covering depressing events, my blog has opened my eyes to just how nice people can be in this world. Paul Defiglia, a member of one of our country’s biggest bands, The Avett Brothers, is a prime example of how there really are good-natured people out there.