Ordinary Miracles

The golden light illuminating the trees along the old wagon road on our property, lured me outdoors this morning.  The chipmunks and squirrels were...

Persimmon trees

Our persimmon trees are loaded down with fruit this year.  Last year the possums got to the fruit before I could harvest it.  I...

Treasure Hunt

I love a good treasure hunt! That is, I enjoy finding home furnishings for a bargain and re-purposing them. One of my favorite places...

Old Time Radio shows

Are you a fan of Old Time Radio shows such as Fibber McGee and Molly, My Friend Irma, Our Miss Brooks or Suspense? I started...

Apple Butter

Last week I finally hired an expert wool spinner to help me figure out how to use my inherited spinning wheel. I was determined to...

Ignorance Is Bliss

Growing up in the late 70s and early 80s was a magical time of adventure for my brother and me. I don't remember spending any...

Cioppino

We returned from a 10- day trip out west to cooler temperatures here in the Carolina Piedmont. When we left, it was full on...

Home-made ice cream

“Men’s stiff collars wilted by nine in the morning. Ladies bathed before noon, after their three-o’clock naps, and by nightfall were like soft teacakes...

Italian Bread and Tomato Salad

As a southern lady, I could wax poetic all day about the merits of growing your own tomatoes. Going out to your garden, salt...

It IS a Wonderful Life!

Last Saturday, I witnessed a scene in real life that reminded me of the great old movie –It’s A Wonderful Life. The only differences were,...

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North Carolina Court of Appeals Ceremonial Investitures to be Held Virtually on January 14

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Basketball Indy at Hickory Ridge

MINT HILL, NC - The Lady Patriots started the game with Indy’s Jessica Timmons hitting a quick layup to take a 2-0 lead.  After...

Basketball Indy and East Meck

MINT HILL, NC - On Friday night the Independence basketball teams hosted the East Mecklenburg Eagles for their home opener. After Wednesday’s night loss to...

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COVID-19 Vaccines: What Is The Plan?

CHARLOTTE - The COVID-19 Vaccine has now been tested and is safe and very effective. This shot will give people back control of their...

A Celebration Of Christmas At Mint Hill Senior Living

MINT HILL, NC - For five years, Mint Hill residents Bonnie Hovey and Angela Prince have been organizing holiday events at Mint Hill Senior...

North Carolina Court of Appeals Ceremonial Investitures to be Held Virtually on January 14

RALEIGH — A virtual, ceremonial investiture for all newly elected or appointed members of the North Carolina Court of Appeals will be held jointly on...

Congress Approves $284 Billion For PPP Loans

CHARLOTTE - On Sunday, December 27, President Trump signed a new stimulus package into law.  Economic Impact Payments for individuals and families have garnered...

New Years Resolutions For 2021 That Will Stick

CHARLOTTE - The year 2020 will surely not go down in history as a great one. We all have many things to add to...