Thursday, April 30, 2015
Journeys Into Beers for Spring

Beers for Spring

Used to be there was just beer, and perhaps a special Octoberfest offering. Today the varieties and offerings are endless. It is no surprise that there are numerous Spring seasonal offerings. The Brewers Association recently asked member breweries to provide a list of their 2015 Spring seasonal craft beers. Those lists can be found here, Read Article

Posted by: Admin April 30, 201511:32 pm
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Journeys Into The Local Hospital as Employer and Savior of Middle Class Rural Life

The Local Hospital as Employer and Savior of Middle Class Rural Life

Here’s another story about a once factory-driven community trying to hold on until it can re-invent itself. In this case it is the local hospital that is providing stability – as an employer and as provider of social fabric to a place that otherwise could easily have lost its bearings. Once home to vibrant downtowns, Read Article

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Thursday, April 30, 2015
Journeys Into Can Canada Teach the  Rest of the World “Nice” ?

Can Canada Teach the Rest of the World “Nice” ?

I have enjoyed listening to reports from Eric Weiner for years on National Public Radio and elsewhere. Recently I stumbled upon this essay fo his posted at bbcnews.com. Personally, I have always been drawn to Canada, things Canadian and the peoples of Canada. But, as an old-time hockey fan, I must think that there are Read Article

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Thursday, April 30, 2015
Journeys Into The Best Laid Plans….

The Best Laid Plans….

Hoping for a Montreal-Detroit series (and I was not the only one), I found this cool video (circa 1970’s-check out the hair styles and the threads) about the Wings-Canadiens series won by Detroit. It is hosted by Curt Gowdy and features Bud Lynch, longtime voice of the Detroit Red Wings. This year’s Detroit-Montreal series did Read Article

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Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Journeys Into An Important Day in American History

An Important Day in American History

40 years later, passions and opinions are still strong. No matter one’s perspective, it is agreed by all that April 30, 1975 was an important day in American history. ShareFollow

Posted by: Admin April 29, 20159:00 pm
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Journeys Into Canada’s 150th Anniversary Logo

Canada’s 150th Anniversary Logo

A new logo has just been announced for Canada’s 150 th anniversary. And, already there is controversy surrounding it. Selected from 300 entries in a contest aimed at students, the winning design is a stylized maple leaf made up of multi-coloured diamond shapes. It will be featured in all Government of Canada products and events Read Article

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Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Journeys Into Passing: Calvin Pete

Passing: Calvin Pete

Calvin Peete, who won 12 PGA events during a long career as a professional golfer, has died at age 71. Peete was famous for his ability to hit long and accurate drives, and for many years, he was the most successful black golfer in the world. More ShareFollow

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Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Journeys Into New NC Center now dedicated to Biotech health research and medical education where tobacco-products were once made

New NC Center now dedicated to Biotech health research and medical education where tobacco-products were once made

Wake Forest Innovation Quarter, rising on a 145-acre parcel on the developing east side of Winston-Salem, is a partnership between the city and state, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Wake Forest University and Wexford Science and Technology, the Baltimore-based primary developer. The development, initially named the Piedmont Triad Research Park, was once the site of Read Article

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