Monthly Archives: November 2013

Blake Simpson Fricks: A good neighbor

by Todd Cohen Raleigh lawyer Blake Simpson Fricks is the kind of volunteer every nonprofit wishes it had: one so dedicated and effective that the agency is compelled to hire her. That happened in early 2012, after Fricks had volunteered…

Fresh starts

by David Holdstock When WALTER asked me to write about my experience juicing and losing 35 pounds as a result, I was perplexed. Why would the magazine want to hear from me, in my own voice? I’m British, and irony…

The human season

by Heather Bowlan Last night a choir of owls in the parking lot, one on every branch of the oak tree, the mottled colors of autumn turning to winter around them, their own feathers silk petals streaked brown to white,…

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