This morning’s Greenville Journal had an article almost exactly like the one I wrote a couple of days ago about small Meat-N-Three places.  The GJ did a much more in-depth, eloquent job than I did – I just wish they their website carried their articles online. While much of their competition died off through the … Continue reading Meat-N-3.1

An Authority? Who? Me?

Last night as we were getting ready to go to dinner my cell phone rang. Mind you, not very many people have my cell number, and I like it that way. So I was very surprised when it turned out to be a reporter from the Greenville News. This was the same woman who plastered my picture on the front page several weeks ago. I thought this would once again be about the flooding in our neighborhood, but I was wrong. Continue reading An Authority? Who? Me?


There are three basic types of restaurants. First, there are the places where folks go to try something new, something exotic, or something of higher quality than their normal day-to-day fair. Then there are those places that cater the more familiar – comfort food, so to speak. And finally, there are the convenience joints. The boundaries between these three are nebulus. Some may take comfort in the exotic. Also, as tastes expand, more and more fast foods are branching out into ethnic foods. Depending on the establishment, both exotic and comfort foods can be served fairly quickly, making them bleed over into the convenience category. Continue reading Meat-n-Three

Thinking Small

The Summer 2005 issue of Furman Magazine had a six-page write-up of Laura’s research in nanotechnology.  The issue featured interviews with her, several of her students, and colleagues that are working on the project.  It also has images taken with her scanning, tunnelling microscope (STM) and atomic force microscope (AFM).  Needless to say, I’m quite … Continue reading Thinking Small