When I tell people I’m curating a history exhibit in Cary, I’m surprised at the number of times they express surprise that Cary has a history predating the Research Triangle Park. Yes, Cary has a rich history, including a distinctive African American history. Learn about one leader in the town’s history during this special exhibit.Continue reading Exhibit Time – Reception Jan. 27 – Learn about Cary’s African American History, Jan. 11-Feb. 17
In the days of high sea adventures – pirates and colonial sea trade – shipwrecks were not unusual. The horses you see here are a band or harem we saw December 2016 on Shackleford Banks, a small barrier island near the historic sea town of Beaufort, N.C. They are thought to be descendants of 16th orContinue reading Wild Horses on N.C. Beach – How and Where?
Go Pack! In many ways 2016 brought my career and education full circle. I taught journalism at my undergraduate alma mater – N.C. State University. From surprising class discussions, visits from professional reporters and communicators, and a special stop at a local television station, it was a year to remember. During the Spring and FallContinue reading A Year of Teaching Journalism at NCSU