In North Carolina, a forecast of snow sparkles with promise and possibilities: of a day to sled, to sleep in, and to see the landscapes of our state at their softest, quietest, and loveliest.
When John and Jan Belleme wanted to make miso soup in the U.S., they searched for a place that matched the climates the soup required. What they found was Rutherfordton.
A woman uses yarn and compassion to help the homeless and many others in need.
Twenty-five years of Santa-ing led Al Capehart to write a book about his Santa Claus adventures.
With an Advanced Master’s Degree in Santa Clausology, Jac Grimes is the real deal when it comes to Santa Claus.
Some Santas prefer to be dressed all in fur, but Jim Dyer chooses camouflage.
Sam Simmons and his wife, Julia — the perfect Santa and Mrs. Claus duo — are dedicated to giving back to the children in their community.
Travis Weil doesn’t need a sleigh — this Santa uses ropes and a harness to rappel down Chimney Rock.
For Warren Keyes, making sure people are happy — children and parents alike — is his No. 1 goal.