Triad City Beat


I wrote a weekly column from Nov. 2016 to Aug. 2017 about Triad bars, booze, bottleshops and breweries. Tool around Triad City Beat’s website, and you’ll magically run across the nuggets (turds?) I have written therein.

Fresh Eyes:

Probing Our Darkness: Recent Violence Offers Opportunity for Self-Reflection,” Dec. 30, 2015

Winston-Salem Monthly

The Heart of Making,” Nov. 2017

Take 5: Alan Shelton,” Jan. 2016

Brewing Change,” Mar. 2013

Escape Routes” (Pilot Knob Inn and Proximity Hotel), Feb. 2013

Finding Your Fall” (contributor), Oct. 2012

Critter Creations,” Aug. 2012

“Project Homeless Connect,” April 2012

“See, Swirl, Smell, & Sip, Yadkin Valley Style,” March 2012

“Holiday Happenings,” Dec. 2011

“Community Roots Day: Keeping Winston-Salem Green,” Oct. 2011

“Expanding Your Mind: Why Continuing to Learn is Crucial,” Aug. 2011

Wines & Vines:

Mulling It Over,” Dec. 2013

Show Stopper,” Sept. 2013

Sippin’ on Sangria,” July 2013

Gimme Five,” June 2013

Sharing the Love,” Feb. 2013

Sipping into Shape,” Jan. 2013

Bring on the Bubbly,” Dec. 2012

Raylen Persuasion,” Nov. 2012

Forsyth Woman

Good Grammar for Goodness’ Sake:

“Commas–Part II,” Sept. 2012

“Commas–Part I,” Aug. 2012

“Apostrophes,” July 2012

Remembering the Greats:

“Great Expectations,” Oct. 2012

“Siddhartha,” Sept. 2012

“Where the Wild Things Are,” Aug. 2012

“Fahrenheit 451,” July 2012


“No Woman, No Cry: Documentary Highlights the Challenges of Pregnancy-Related Care,” Sept. 2012

“The ABCs of Asian Cooking” (co-authored with Ryan Barnard), Aug. 2012

“Featured Folks at Prodigals Community,” July 2012

“Addiction Recovery Graduation at Prodigals Community: A Cause for Celebration,” June 2012

“Become a Bookworm: Why You Should Read More and Watch Less TV,” March 2012

“Living by the Soul’s Priorities,” March 2012

“Staying Healthy in the Holiday Season,” Dec. 2011

“Heavenly Cheesecakes by Becky: Cheesecakes to Die and Go to Heaven For”, Nov. 2011

“The Charm and Versatility of Local Dining and Catering at the Old Fourth Street Filling Station,” July 2011

“Beat the Heat by Staying Safe,” July 2011

Forsyth Family

Recipes We Love (co-written with Emily Eileen Carter and Kristi Marion):

“Mmm…Mmm…Comfort Food,” Nov. 2012

“Tasty Thai,” Sept. 2012

“Cool Summer Recipes,” Aug. 2012

“Summer Tapas,” July 2012

“Perfect Picnic,” June 2012

“Cinco de Mayo Recipes,” May 2012

“A Taste of Easter,” April 2012

“Comfort Foods,” March 2012


“Type 1 Diabetes: The Brandons’ ‘New Normal,'” Sept. 2012

“Prodigals Community: Recovering More than Creativity,” Sept. 2012

“Race to Support Victory Junction,” Aug. 2012

“Ready, Set, Read! with the Forsyth County Public Library’s Summer Reading Program,” June 2012

“Extended Playtime and Learning at SciWorks’ Science Park,” June 2012

“Build It with KEVA Planks! No Glue, Just Gravity,” June 2012

“Hands-on Learning and Plain, Old-Fashioned Fun at SciCamp,” May 2012

“Celebrate National Teacher Day on May 8,” May 2012

“Reading Matters: Why Your Child Should Read Every Day,” March 2012

“Heavenly Cheesecakes by Becky: Something Yummy for You and Your Honey”, Feb. 2012

“Romancing the Dogs,” Feb. 2012

“Why I Did Not Attend My Ten-Year High School Reunion,” Jan. 2012

“Far from a Silent Night,” Dec. 2011

“Pumpkins A-Plenty at the Pumpkin Church,” Oct. 2011