Feel Good Stories

Looking for Father’s Day Gifts? Really nice men’s hat made from fine hemp. I was all set to write about the beach vacation we just had with two of our kids and their families and how great it was, but then Sheri James Shaw came into Chifferobe and told me...

Keep Your Eyes Open

So happy! Made in Belgium hot or cold drink cups. Perfect for wine or a cup of tea. I have said before that I am bad about paying attention to detail. I brag about how I am a “Big Picture” person, but frankly, I often miss that too. The question is where is my...

Black Mountain Wunderkind

This delightful product is locally made in Black Mountain Black Mountain Presbyterian Church has been sponsoring Wednesday evening talks by the remarkable Corrie Greene this winter and spring. Corrie was a professor at Montreat College until the school took a sharp...

Whole New World

Print from Abacus Corvus of Marshall I can now relax, because the cataract surgery of the first eye has been completed. I was a nervous wreck beforehand but should not have burned up that much nervous energy. The hardest part of the day was removing all the jewelry I...

Failing Eyesight

Everyone needs a Bad Ass Club cup. $18 I am scheduled for the first of my cataract removal procedures on Monday, and I am so happy. My eyesight has quickly gone from so-so to blind-as-a-bat. Everything is faded and out of focus, and colors are almost nonexistent. At...