October 19, 2011

What’s in your cup?

Do you know much about coffee other than the fact that it has caffeine? I didn’t either.  So, to justify this daily expense, I took a tour of a local bean roaster to get my facts straight. Here’s what I learned:

First, I put away all misconceptions that coffee is … read more

October 17, 2011

October is for furry friends too!

Why do you think they make puppies so darn cute? The first two years are full of chewing, “accidents” and total house destruction. If you want to pass on that exciting stage, consider adopting an older dog.

I adopted an older dog from the Durham County Animal Shelter/Animal Protection Society … read more

October 14, 2011

What’s your investment in Durham?

There are many communities in the US with school systems working to make improvements so that our Nation’s children will be able to compete in the global market.  No one would deny that our beloved Durham has certainly encountered challenges that mimic other parts of the country when it comes … read more

October 11, 2011

Factors and Functions and Fractions (oh my)

Having a school-aged child can be frustrating…not because of field trips, school events, open houses and the PTA, but because of the homework the children are given!

Now that my son is in high school, I am not even up to the challenge when he needs help in math or … read more

October 10, 2011

Business Leaders on Education and the Economy

This video from the Partnership for America’s Economic showcases the perspectives of business leaders nationwide who firmly believe that our economic future depends on sound investing in early childhood policies. These leaders are voicing strong opposition to funding cuts for early childhood and praising these investments as pro-business, pro-economic growth. … read more

October 6, 2011

The Winning Putt

The Golf Classic may be over, but we are still talking about this putt! This year’s Golf Classic Putting Challenge, sponsored by MHAworks, was the highlight of the day. Yes, there was a winner and the prize…$10,000!

Click here and check out the video of the winning putt…the crowd … read more

October 5, 2011

Durham’s Beer Scene is Hopp’ning

It’s true….when is comes to cool brews, Durham is the place! The World Beer Festival descends on the Bull City this weekend and the annual sell-out event draws folks from all around to sample a bit of our beer culture. For more information, go to www.allaboutbeer.com.

Check out the … read more

October 4, 2011

Durham – one of America’s Most Inventive Cities

Another accolade for the Bull City! The Daily Beast recently announced its 25 Most Inventive Cities and Durham makes the list of innovation hubs. Plus, our neighbors Raleigh and Cary are on the list too!

Kudos to the Triangle!

Click here to see the list! read more