Friday, February 19, 2021
In baseball, three strikes and you’re out. In today’s politics, it’s one strike and you’re out. Just ask Richard Burr.
Tuesday, February 16, 2021
It’s easy to forget sometimes, but political parties usually evolve over time.
Recently I was out and about when someone I knew stopped me and told me how much she enjoyed my concert photographs in Eastern North Carolina Living Magazine.
Monday, February 15, 2021
In 2006, Bertie County native Carroll Daniels published What Kind of Truck Does He Drive?, a collection of stories from his childhood (copies available through the Albemarle Regional Library system).
Thursday, February 11, 2021
It took just over one year, but it finally happened. I am quarantined due to a direct contact with a person infected with COVID-19.
Monday, February 08, 2021
It’s human nature to feel more confident when we are in control of a situation. Control or the idea of having control keeps us in our comfort zones a little more.
Thursday, February 04, 2021
To the Editor:
- Fugitive arrested in Aulander
- One arrested in 2016 burglary, assault
- 'I know the plans' - Hoggards celebrate 20 years in logging
- Women's History Month: White thrives on 'capturing the moment'
- Black History Month: Dr. Smallwood is Bertie Black History
- Bertie Ledger-Advance staff claims nine awards
- Grace & Truth: Dreaming in Focus
- First weekend series goes to ECU with Saturday win
- The love of teaching music
- Farmers to Families boxes available
Thursday, February 04, 2021
I begin this column by making a statement I never thought I would make.
Monday, January 25, 2021
Jan. 28 marks one year since my husband and I brought home our four-legged, squirrel chasing, refrigerator stalking third member of the family.
Politics and the pandemic are inseparable in North Carolina.
Tuesday, January 19, 2021
A contemporary recently asked me if I had taken/planned to take a COVID-19 vaccine. Quickly answering in the affirmative, I waited to hear his view. Not knowing what it would be, I was relieved to hear him say he would take it and could not understand those he was hearing say they would not.
Monday, January 18, 2021
How many of you have a task that you have to complete by the same time every two weeks?
Monday, January 11, 2021
My pastor, LuAnn Charlton, led the drive-in worship in the church parking lot. Her scripture was Psalm 51, but she focused on one sentence in the chapter: “Create in me a clean heart, oh God, and renew a right spirit within me.”
Sunday, January 10, 2021
The other night we were watching television and I hear a promo for “Walker, Texas Ranger.”
Friday, January 08, 2021
Without consulting “the Google” or any other resource answer these questions. What are the three branches of government? How many justices serve on the US Supreme Court? What do we call the first 10 amendments to the Constitution? How many voting members are there in the US Congress? Name at…
Wednesday, December 30, 2020
I usually start my columns with a relatable story from my past, but in this case, I can say there has been nothing comparable to this past year.
Monday, December 28, 2020
Fans of action movies probably have a favorite superhero. Maybe you are old school and are drawn to the classic Superman who always came to the rescue right on time or more modern movie heroes and heroines.
Wednesday, December 23, 2020
I turned 57 years old over the summer.
Thursday, December 17, 2020
Sometimes I simply amaze myself. Let me narrow that statement down a bit.