Going Back in Time

Going Back in Time

This week I heard from a dear college friend for the first time in forever. Kathy Emerich and I were part of a small group of wild girls our friends called The Ravers. A cute Cornell graduate named Joe Compagni lived near our sorority house and we enjoyed showing up...
Adding Cool Stuff to the Collection

Adding Cool Stuff to the Collection

One of the new designs by Andrea Freeman of Freeman Clayworks I read a wonderful essay by Anne Lamott yesterday morning on Facebook. She is facing a birthday this month, and as we all do, she is questioning how it is possible that she has reached an advanced age so...
I know, It’s Hard to Believe!

I know, It’s Hard to Believe!

Lorraine was walking downstairs at 44 Cherry Street with her spoiled little dog, Suki,  when she bumped into someone she didn’t know coming up. Suki began barking like a maniac and the stranger bent down closer to the dog rather than backing away in terror as one...
What’s that smell?

What’s that smell?

Scary doll with uncertain roots. The newly renovated four-plex apartment building at 44 Cherry Street was still vacant in two units, one upstairs across the hall from longtime tenants Lorraine and Frederick, and one downstairs across from new tenant Susan from LA. The...

Is the Circus Coming to Cherry Street?

Japanese style wrapping cloth $15 44 Cherry Street is an on-going tale of fictional characters at a fictional address in Black Mountain. Quite often the events reflect changes going on in our town, but sometimes they are notions from my twisted imagination. New batch...