Going Out

Dominique wins the name game

Dominique wins the name game

  When some people repeatedly say your name in conversation shortly after meeting you, it can be off putting, making you feel like they’re going out of their way to remind themselves of who you are as you discuss politics, religion or something equally...
We’re Connected: A travelers trip to Philly

We’re Connected: A travelers trip to Philly

In life, the only certainty is change.  We change physically, locations change, and world views change. Tastes too! Tracing back the ancestry of many Piedmont North Carolinians, any genealogical researcher knows that Quakers and Mennonites migrated to the Old...
An artist’s recap of Moogfest

An artist’s recap of Moogfest

  By Joe Zobkiw My introduction to this article about Moogfest 2017 in Durham, Thursday May 18th through Sunday May 21st, could pretty much be the same as my article of last year. Moogfest is a multi-day, music, art and technology festival. This year’s theme...
Christmas Abbott’s Badass Life

Christmas Abbott’s Badass Life

Speaking to Christmas Abbott over the phone, you begin to understand why someone with this level of high energy and optimism would become a phenomena on social media. The celebrity trainer – who has lived in Raleigh for eight years now – has become a...