Archives: March 2010


Got ER?

Where do Wake Forest parents go when they need an Emergency Room for their little ones?  WakeMed North, of course!  This past Saturday evening, I had one of those moments every parent dreads—my two-year-daughter, Sophie, woke up from nap with a 104.8 fever.  Twenty minutes, some medicine, and a cold bath later, her temperature went […]



“Difference Makers” in Wake Forest!

We can all make a difference in Wake Forest. As you drive through Wake Forest you’ll often notice groups decked out in “orange vests” filling bags with the trash from the side of the road.  Often times signs can be seen advertising a local fish fry, spaghetti dinner, Lobster Bingo, car wash, blood drive, bake […]


Let’s Get Out and Play in Wake Forest…

Flaherty Park in Wake Forest My four-year-old son, Hayden, told me this morning with a sad note in his voice: “Not everyone has a park to play at.”  Well, fortunately for Wake Forest residents, that is not the case at all!  There are TEN beautiful, well conceived parks in Wake Forest’s town limits, including eight […]


Baby Red Gets Some Transplanted Friends

Wake Forest Tree Seedling Giveaway is Treerific! Baby Red got a bunch of little neighbors yesterday, courtesy of the 5th Annual Wake Forest Tree Seedling Giveaway Saturday morning in downtown Wake Forest.  Despite the early morning chill, dozens of residents had already selected their four tree seedlings by the time we arrived around 8:30.  The […]


Baby Red relocates to Wake Forest, NC

One.  Two.  TREE!  Spring is coming to Wake Forest. Written by Jennifer Kima – Trees are an interesting thing.  They’re beautiful, lasting, and local.  When I say local, I mean everyone has local trees that they take for granted.  Take the Crepe Myrtle (some say Crape) for example.  I had never seen one of these […]


Snow? In Wake Forest? Again!?

Don’t put away your winter coat in Wake Forest just yet! Thought you saw the end of the snow in February?  Think again!  The local weather guru, Greg Fishel from WRAL, is predicting at least one more showing of the normally rare “white stuff” for tomorrow night.  Wake Forest area residents usually consider ourselves lucky […]


Welcome Wake Forest Homes!

Who is Wake Forest Homes? Do you remember the television commercial where the guy stares at his computer monitor and on it appears the message, “YOU HAVE REACHED THE END OF THE INTERNET”?  It makes me smile every time I see it.  The point is that the guy has spent too much time surfing the […]