• Southern Snowphobia II

    January 25, 2016 Last night under a clear, moonlit sky–Blum’s Almanac said the moon was in maximum declination (which either means full or just about full)–the news was all keen on the pending “snowpocalypse”
  • My other film festival

    November 08, 2015 It’s about the eighth year (consecutive, at that) I have looked forward to the first weekend in November when I travel to Charlottesville for the Virginia Film Festival.  I still pledge
  • Are we bike friendly?

    July 28, 2015 Winston Salem has many signs of being a bike-friendly community with competitive cycling races, recreational bike rides on roads and greenways and even biking commuters pedaling to and from work. Biking
  • Cool factor

    June 26, 2015 Today I had the pleasure to hear Eric Tomlinson, president of the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter. The area, that has a major focus on biotechnology, is undoubtedly a fortuitous replacement for
  • Centerfield

    May 03, 2015 When score is tied–or just close–in the top of the ninth inning, I get nervous. This could mean extra innings. And nine is gracious plenty for me. Needless to say, I’m