After a couple months last year spent running a tiny, one-person eating space housed inside a wine shop in downtown Harrisonburg, Steve Pizarro is taking the plunge into a full-time restaurant ownership. Martha talks with the jolly owner of the once-and-future Cuban Burger.
Highland County’s Rick Lambert is a project caver. Rick has been caving for decades and tells about some of the changes along the way --and about the joys of mucking about in the mud while wearing a hard hat.
Past NASA scientist Dave Pruett wishes it weren't so often thought of as an either/or choice when it comes to intuition and reason. He spent a dozen years trying to get his thoughts down on paper. And the book is ready.
The "right hand man" of epic football coach "Bear" Bryant was coach Carney Laslie. Leslie's granddaughter, Carey Keefe, is working on a memoir of him. The ending has an odd twist --and she reads us part of it.
Sickened by exposure to chemicals used in restoration of the building where she worked, past dancer and mathematician Eve Stahl was inspired to create a line of natural skin-care products with no toxic ingredients.
Retired concert violinist Daniel Heifetz founded the Heifetz International Music Institute in 1996 with a mission to draw “the sacred fire” from the world’s brightest and best young classical musicians. Daniel sat down recently with Martha to talk about life, virtuosity, technical precision, and passion.
Photographer Artem Pekun is a discount world-traveler with an eye for interesting scenes --whether picturesque or serious-minded. Originally from Belarus, Art is now in the Harrisonburg area, advising a top language-software company on their stock-photography choices.
Long ago, big trees were felled for building-lumber. Today's lumber is from smaller quickly-grown trees. Larry Stopper specializes in salvaging and recycling old wood --warehouse beams, barnwood, floorboards.