Author: Catherine Mayhew

How our garden didn’t grow

Every year we plant a garden at CRC. I believe we are the only building on Omohundro Place with more than a couple of bushes to greet people. But this year, something happened. I don’t know what but hardly anything grew. It started with the blackberry bushes, which have produced bushels of berries for the […]

Brian’s Celebration of Life

Desperate times call for desperate measures. We washed the warehouse floor for the first time since we’ve been in the building, almost 8 years. The Millennial was on a mission. He called in reinforcements to unclog a drain in the floor that probably still contained  mud left over from the May 2010 floods (oops). Then […]

Father’s Day at CRC

The Millennial is celebrating his first Father’s Day Sunday. But that’s not what this is about. This is about CRC helping 300 fathers we don’t even know celebrate. Ring. “Miss Catherine, we’re having our Father’s Day cook-out and we need prizes.” It’s Brenda Morrow, the executive director of the Organized Neighbors of Edgehill. By the […]

The best people

Some of the best people who work at CRC never get a paycheck. They have no benefits and and they never ever complain about the lack of either. They’re the work crews from the Davidson County Sheriff’s Department and CRC would have a hard time living without them. The sheriff’s department provides crews to Davidson […]

The finest in porta potties

We are already hard at work planning Oyster Easter for 2017 because: A. It’s always good to plan early. B. Our planning meetings involve beer, wine and tasty bits to eat. So the white board is filled with suggestions, inspirations and creative ideas. Such as the air-conditioned porta potty. Or, as they say in the […]

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