WORDS BY: STEPHANIE WISNET Let your mind wander for a moment and imagine yourself in a tropical rainforest. You’re walking along a lush path with tillandsia and showy orchids growing overhead and bromeliads blooming at your feet. A waterfall can be … Continued
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WRITTEN BY NAN BRIDGEMAN I have returned from the spring furniture market and my mind is brimming with fresh ideas. When I go to market, I am just like you…. trying to buy what I think is wonderful and stay … Continued
By David Hamrick Some of our favorite recipes are favorites because they taste great, or because they are easy, and sometime because of where they come from. This month’s recipe is all three, and it came from my grandmother Wilson. … Continued
By David Hamrick Most of us don’t think a lot about leaving a legacy, if we think about it at all. But one former Gastonia resident continues to touch the lives of many Gaston County residents on a daily basis. … Continued
By Glenn Sawyer I was on the Blue Ridge Parkway the other day just to soak in the change in season. As we drove from Blowing Rock to Asheville the beginnings of Mother Nature’s artistry we appearing across the canvas … Continued