Monday, December 24, 2007

Tracking Santa

Find out where Santa is on his Christmas eve route!!! Click here:

Wednesday, December 19, 2007

WBFJ Men's Acapella Group?

So here's the deal...the AMAZING version of "The 12 Days of Christmas" was actually performed by a Men's Acappella group from Indiana State University. Here is the video and s a link to buy the concert on DVD:

Thursday, December 13, 2007

Karen Kingsbury is Coming to Town!

Millions of women world wide have fallen in love with the heartwarming stories of Karen Kingsbury. Now you have an opportunity to meet her at a special women's event called "Winter Blues" at First Christian Church in Kernersville. Mark your calendar for January 18th, that's the date of the event. For details visit go

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Smithmas Tree Fun

Last week, Darren, Verne and I had the pleasure of delivering a Christmas tree to the Kiger of the WBFJ "Christmas Tree Thing". I'd tell you all about it but I think Cindy Kiger does a great job telling the story on her blog, so I will send you there:

Thanks to Weldon and Cindy Kiger for their hospitality and graciousness. And thanks for the WONDERFUL milk!!!

Tuesday, December 04, 2007

A Great Christmas Gift for Any North Carolinian!

North Carolina Then & Now
By Kevin Adams, 2007

156 Pages, 125 image pairs
14¼ x 10½ inches hardcover
Retail price: $39.95
Published by Westcliffe Publishers

You can meet Kevin, buy his book and have him sign it for you at a couple of upcoming book signings...

Friday, 12/7, 7:00 PM
Shakespeare and Company in Kernersville

Saturday 12/15
Barnes and Noble, High Point, 11-1;jsessionid=ABC89C6142815609A05889BF063DCBC9?store=2806

Barnes and Noble, Friendly Center, Greensboro 3-5

Here is what Kevin has to say about the book...

The most educational and rewarding project of my career, North Carolina Then & Now showcases over 115 before-and-after image pairs from across the state. For over two years I studied tens of thousands of historical photographs and rephotographed the most representative views for the book. My goal was not merely to present a modern portrayal of the scene depicted in the historical image, but rather to put myself in the historical photographer's shoes, to place my camera at the precise location of his or hers and to show the viewer exactly the changes that have occurred. This required painstaking research and a meticulous approach to the rephotography. Making many of the rephotographs required shooting from the middle of busy streets, hanging over the roofs of tall buildings, and trying to keep from hurling my lunch while shooting from small airplanes. While it was impossible to achieve exact framing on some of the images, all of them provide a very close representation of the modern-versus-historical scene.