Exploring Sister's House, a Historic Cabin in the Woods at Eno River State Park

Surveying Sister’s House one last time, I found myself thinking of it not so much as creepy but charming. After all, I could easily imagine Mary Ann Cole, wearing her Sunday best, gathering daffodils with which to adorn her home or headed up the road to visit her brother Anthony. … More Exploring Sister's House, a Historic Cabin in the Woods at Eno River State Park

How Blogging Led Me to Patreon

But previously I had only posted new stories on a monthly basis, depending on my level of health. Now I decided to do it on a weekly basis, even though I knew the schedule would add a significant workload for me and increase the likelihood that I would experience a deterioration in my health just as I had in February of 2018, when I thought I was on death’s doorstep. … More How Blogging Led Me to Patreon

Exploring Occoneechee Speedway, a Landmark of Stock Car Racing

For twenty years, it hosted stock car racing events that featured such names as Richard Petty, Fireball Roberts, and Tim Flock. Then, in 1968, protests from local clergy–who were tired of parishioners being absent from their pews on Sunday, the official race day–led to the eventual closing of the track. … More Exploring Occoneechee Speedway, a Landmark of Stock Car Racing