Roanoke, Virginia slander will not be tolerated

In case you missed the big news on the Twitter this week, on Sunday New Yorker reporter Emily Nussbaum tweeted this. Okay, 1. Karen Carpenter came to Roanoke once. The Carpenters did a show at the Roanoke Civic Center in 1973 and my mom was there and she said it was great. 2. HILARIOUS! PunishmentContinue reading “Roanoke, Virginia slander will not be tolerated”

Playlist of the Week: The Greatest Super Bowl Halftime Show of All Time

I tried to think of a good “Playlist of the Week” theme relating to football since the BIG GAME is this Sunday. But unlike baseball, the far superior sport, there are no songs about football. Maybe I’ll write “Take Me Down To the Gridiron” but I probably won’t because I don’t care that much.So insteadContinue reading “Playlist of the Week: The Greatest Super Bowl Halftime Show of All Time”

Playlist Of The Week: Songs By Actors

Hi! Welcome to the first of what will hopefully be many “Playlist of the Week”! Every Monday I’ll come up with a theme and make a playlist for you to listen to to hopefully help your week go a little better 🙂 The first Playlist of the Week theme is: Songs By Actors Now, thisContinue reading “Playlist Of The Week: Songs By Actors”

I’ve watched a lot of HGTV and don’t understand why rich people don’t put doors around their toilets

I don’t know how it happened. I was always the person who didn’t understand the HGTV craze. Why would anyone spend time watching people pick which way overpriced house to buy and discuss the many changes they planned to make with the tile in the bathroom? Didn’t people know there are sports on, like, allContinue reading “I’ve watched a lot of HGTV and don’t understand why rich people don’t put doors around their toilets”

My favorite stories of 2020

Last year was a tough one as a sports reporter, but there were still stories I wrote that stood out to me. Here’s a look at my favorites: Briggs Beats Cancer: Wylie family prepares for extra celebrations this Thanksgiving weekend https://martinsvillebulletin.com/townnews/medicine/briggs-beats-cancer-wylie-family-prepares-for-extra-celebrations-this-thanksgiving-weekend/article_51274bd8-2e93-11eb-9c65-173f47978ff4.html Two years after helping to restart softball team at Martinsville High School, Bulldogs’ seniorContinue reading “My favorite stories of 2020”