Ron Morris … ornithologist generous with time and knowledge

Ron Morris retired in 2006 after 32 years as a zoo curator, the last 24 years at the NC Zoological Park in Asheboro, NC.  He has led eco-safaris to many countries and traveled extensively in Africa, Australia, Europe, Latin America, the US, and Caribbean.  Ron is past-president of  Audubon Society of Forsyth County. He co-authors the Winston-Salem Journal column […]

At Big Mama’s, you get more than great food … but also big heart!

Cynthia Bradger d.b.a. Big Mama’s Southern Cooking with Soul learned to stretch a dollar and a meal as an 11 year-old when she cooked for her family in Ft. Worth, Texas.  “It is just the way we had to do things back then in order to get by.” In high school, she was a flute […]

From behind the lens … a defining moment in musical performance

I would have probably never articulated this on my own except for an occasion of heightened awareness by photographing a recent performance by David Holt, Bryan Sutton, and T. Michael Coleman.  They have started a band called “Deep River Rising” to perpetuate the musical traditions of Doc Watson, so they are still in the “getting acquainted with each other” phase of discovery […]