Category: Arts & Culture

NANCY WELSH: Builders of Hope

by Todd Cohen We are too quick, in this American life, to throw away the things, and the people, we no longer think we need. Fortunately, Nancy Welsh is here to pick up the pieces. “I’m a sucker for the…

‘Here I am’ – Van Eure’s Raleigh

by Stacy Chandler Before she married and had children, Eure developed the habit of working into the wee hours at the helm of the iconic North Raleigh restaurant her father co-founded in 1960. But as dear as Angus Barn is to…

In spring everyone’s a gardener

by Helen Yoest Daffodils are dancing to the rhythm of the season, birds are singing a chorus of love, and we humans are channeling our inner soil sister. In spring, everyone is a gardener. Now’s a great time to feed…

A Preacher-Girl I Was

by L. Teresa Church Neither called, nor sent, the kind that just went hat and hymnal in hand,   my make-believe pulpit a chair, porch rail, bedroom dresser top,   anywhere Gran sat, listened to sing-song sermons I preached  …

An uncanny mystery

text and photograph by John Rosenthal A visionary splendor: the Titanic’s grand staircase. A glittering chandelier. Bronze cherubs, carved balustrades, oak paneling, glass domes high above, shedding light. Of course visionary, especially if you were traveling first class. James Cameron…

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