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Channeling Summer

WORDS BY BEN DUNGAN It’s already come and gone. Oftentimes with a whimper. In fact, if you’re not careful, you might miss it. It makes...

Walking The Streets At Night…With My Dog

WORDS BY BEN DUNGAN I walk the streets at night. You can typically find me out there between the hours of 3 a.m. and 4...

Living, Loving & Leftovers

  WORDS BY BEN DUNGAN The year was 1993. A man named Meat Loaf topped the music charts in 28 countries with the song “I’d Do...

Baby Names and Punchlines

  WORDS BY BEN DUNGAN My son, Evan, seems to know when one of my jokes are coming. He can sense the approach. He can spot...

It’s Martha’s Party – She Can Dance If She Wants To!

 WORDS & PHOTOS BY BEN DUNGAN A 50th birthday party celebration looks about like what you’d think it would. Friends and family all gathered in...

Sniffling, Sneezing…Cold Season

WORDS BY BEN DUNGAN In the previous three winters, I have had two colds. Do the math - that means one entire winter season, I...

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Be bold decorating for the holidays!

By Brie Hays It goes without saying that 2020 has been a challenge for everyone! The holiday...

Christmas Morning Breakfast Casserole

By Kristen Robeson  This delicious dish goes very well with a fruit salad. The day before get your...

Southern Kitchen

Raised on sweet tea & cornbread... We are talking today with Kristen Robeson, owner...

7 Cool Airbnbs in the N.C mountains

Tired of being cooped up in the house? How about staying a cool airbnb with great fall views! Here are seven cool...

“Somethin’ Pumpkin” Comes Alive In Gaston County

WORDS BY BEN DUNGAN Walt Disney once said, "If you can dream it, you can do it." These aren’t just words you put in a frame...