Life’s Funny

Stone Cold Fun Swept Away by Curling By Maria Johnson With the Winter Olympic Games schussing around South Korea this month — assuming that no one has shown off the size of his button by [...]

True South

Tag, You’re It It’s all in the #   By Susan Kelly In a world where everyone’s perpetually looking for a shortcut, few things fill the efficiency bill like Twitter. If you can’t say it [...]

The Accidental Astrologer

No Rules for Radicals Aquarians march to the beat of a different drummer     By Astrid Stellanova While I ain’t gonna say Aquarians are wild, they sure are exciting, enticing and [...]

Bridging the Divide

Millennial D.I.Y. energy refreshes a 20th-century architect’s vision By Nancy Oakley   •   Photographs by Amy Freeman “Dude!” Ian Bracy’s face lights up as he greets a frequent visitor to the [...]

Simple Life

Angels Unawares Extending kindness to strangers . . . whoever they happen to be   By Jim Dodson Mr. Pettigrew is about my age, maybe a little younger, his hair turning gray. His truck was [...]

Into The Wild

If you’re headed to Scotland, you’ll hear it again and again from anyone who has been: What you’ll like most about Scotland is the Scots. After spending three weeks in the country whence my genes [...]

In The Spirit

The Face of Alley Twenty Six Rob Mariani makes an impression with his delicious tonic made from scratch   By Tony Cross If you’ve kept up with some of my columns, you’re starting to [...]

February Poem

Seeking the Moon She wakes from darkness  to moonlight’s glow, peers through windows   in room after room.  Where is the moon, silver all around, yet nowhere to be found? Stepping out to bright [...]

Almanac February 2018

Gate City Journal

Labor of Love Thanks to Janis Antonek, Greensboro Daily Photo reveals slices of life in the Gate City for all to see   By Maria Johnson Two thousand nine had just hatched, and Janis Antonek [...]

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