Happy Easter Monday!

There are 2 places in the world that celebrate Easter Monday: North Carolina and the U.S.Virgin Islands.Why?? They say that a baseball game between two rival teams is the reason North Carolina made Easter Monday a holiday.  I don’t know why it’s a holiday in the USVI, other than the fact that, if a holiday is celebrated SOMEWHERE in the world, they celebrate it in the USVI too. Both places are home to me.I was “bahn heah” in North Carolina; was an ex-pat in St.John for 15 years; and  returned a few years ago to my native NC–a happy accident, Continue reading

Sale On!

Got Xmas Cash?  January is a great time to go shopping in the Arts District.  Many shops and galleries hold their best sales of the year in January. The view so far: Woven Soul 631 N. Trade St. 336-748-1114 Sale starts January 3rd. 50% off clothing and25% off Kantha Blankets. They will be closing January 10 for the winter.Open Thursday-Saturday from 11-4pm. For more info call 448-0258. Woodland Moth Visual & Performing Artists  619 N. Trade St.January Sale-a-Bration sale. Select merchandise is priced up to 50% off.  And it’s not too late to see the Wachovia Watercolors by Rick Jones exhibit Continue reading