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Seen Around Wake Forest

Oddities and funny bits spotted around beautiful Wake Forest. Seriously, you can’t make this stuff up.

The Funniest Christmas Lawn Ornament Yet

Last night a Lowe’s, Pam was browsing through the Christmas decoration section, which is already out, and she spotted the giant Big Mouth Billy Bass inflatable. Please do me a huge favor, if you spot one of these in the front yard of anyone in Wake Forest, please stop, take a picture, and send it in. I guess this is ... Read More »

Reader Pictures This Week Make Me LOL and Maybe Even LMAO

Rather than post all of the individual pictures readers sent in this past week, one-at-a-time, I have accumulated them here. I have to give a bit hat tip to everyone who sent one in. You are amazing and I appreciate your keen eye for beauty and humor and capturing it to share. And of course the equally valuable category, irony. ... Read More »

Lovely Local Lady Launches Lemon Line – Limon

Jan Yurcheshen of Wake Forest is a creative soul. She seems to have a genetic entrepreneurial streak in her that leads her into new exciting efforts. From fudge, to gift baskets to her new line of lemon based products she’s a powerhouse and a dynamo. Tucked away over on N. Wingate Street is the international headquarters of Limon. This is ... Read More »

Miniature Patriotic Stripper Pole Spotted in Wake Forest

The other day I was driving through our beautiful little Wake Forest when I spotted this bench erected outside the fence of a house in a nice neighborhood. It confused me. I had to stop and take this picture. I’m entirely not sure what is going on here. I get the fact the bench is painted a stripy version of ... Read More »

Stupid Does License Plate Truck Confounds Reader

Thanks to Kristi for sending this in to me through Facebook. Priceless photo. I have to agree with Kristi, if you are going to have a “stupid is as stupid does” license plate on the front of your vehicle it might be better to not so grossly park. Or, maybe it’s just a warning plate to others? Read More »

Wake Forest Bank Really Knows How to Party on a Friday Night

In this age of modern banking competition, you’ve got to hand it to BB&T for knowing how to attract new customers. Apparently the branch on Durham Road is the place to have fun on a Friday night. Too bad the sign didn’t say, “Live music, drinks, and free cash every Friday night.” Rock on BB&T, rock on. Read More »

Police Officer Selling This Super Cool Firefighter Harley for Good Reason

I’m helping out a Raleigh area police officer friend get some additional exposure about his very nice looking Firefighter Harley 2013 HD Road King FLHR he needs to sell. As you will read, there is a very good reason for the sale and he’s only asking $16,500 for it. If you are interested, please contact the owner at or ... Read More »

Oh Taco Truck, You Made Me Smile

I passed the truck below headed down Capital Boulevard the other day. The slogan confused me. I’m familiar with the phrase best “in the world” but how many tacos are served from inside the planet? So Taco Grande, I’ll have to give you that one. You probably are serving the best Mexican food from inside the planet. No danger of ... Read More »