My Friday Five: On State Fair & Changes At My Alma Maters

1. State Fair RoundupAnother year of the N.C. State Fair is in the books for me. I ended up going three times, primarily to do one thing each time. Last Friday, I went to see my friend, Katie Basden, perform. On Saturday, I saw another friend, Larry Frick, perform as well. Both put on great shows! [...]

My Friday Five: On Election 2016, ‘Castle’ & Friends Performing At The State Fair

Photo: Chris White 1. Election 2016 Okay. This election has jumped off a cliff and fallen into a deep fiery pit of despair. From lying, to talk of emails, to a leaked tape(s) revealing sexually explicit talk by a candidate. It's crazy. And the debate on Sunday night further proved this point. Frankly, this is [...]

My Friday Five: On Meeting Olympians & Carter-Finley’s 50th

Photo: Chris White 1. I Met Olympians! Last Friday, N.C. State Swimming and Diving held its second annual "Wolfpack Games" a fun event that showcases the upcoming season's team. The evening is filled with awesome competitions, giveaways and more. This year's installment was even more special as the team honored its four Olympians - Anton Ipsen,  Soren Dahl, [...]