As we sat in our homes watching the weather reports and following the news reports, we would talk and reminisce about past hurricanes and how Matthew would compare. Many said by the time it gets to the Carolina’s it will only be a category one or a tropical storm, the major damage would be done.
Here in South East North Carolina dealing with hurricanes is a way of life. We’ve been blessed to have had a break from “the big ones” since the 90’s. With Hurricane Matthew out there it has many of us reminiscing of Hazel in 1954. Hurricane Hazel made landfall on October 15th in Long beach. The
Recently my oldest son Kenny reminded me of what’s really important and what really makes me proud of my kids. We try to teach them right from wrong when they are little, help them through school and go to all the sports, dance recitals and take them to Church. When they grow up and graduate
As I watch reality TV, HGTV young couples buying and renovating their first homes I can’t help but laugh at some of their ideas and reasoning behind what type of house, flooring etc. Here’s one I heard recently that one couple had their hardwood floors stained to match the color of their chocolate lab??? The
Yesterday was a difficult day for my twin sister. She was a Duke with her youngest son Matthew. Although he is an adult with 3 daughters, Matthew was born with 4 heart defects. Whenever he goes to Duke, UVA the interns line up to listen to his heart and learn from him. You have to
We started loving and sharing before we were born, Seven minutes apart was all that we lack, as we made our appearance that beautiful May day…. Reaching out for a touch laying in the same crib, leaning over for a kiss sitting in our highchair… We laughed and shared as we grew and we played..
“The Tar Heel Photographer” F. Carl Chambers To know where my passion for photography comes from you would first have to understand my father. My father was someone you could really look up to. He was always giving back to our country, to the communities and surrounding areas where he lived. He touched many lives