Harvest the dreams, reap in the night
Follow the path illuminated by the moon’s bright glow.
Dreams will give hope, hope to what is broken. Hope to the hidden tears shed in the darkness.
Gather the hidden, lost, and the broken. -Ashley


We are J. Mike & Ashley Blake. The husband & wife duo behind the site.


J. Mike is an eastern NC barbecue loving sports writer who is a Harnett County native. He has covered over 100 high school in NC and has visited double that. He has the most knowledge of the history of the small towns across this state than anyone I’ve ever met. He loves maps, rarely gets lost, and theres are very few places in NC he hasn’t been.

ans_1456Ashley does all things creative. She is passionate about sharing her heart with others through writing, music, and art. She is the Creative Director at Soul Church. Some of her favorite things are John Mark McMillan, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Reckless Faith by Beth Guckenberger, Walking on Water by Madeleine L’Engle, Cageless Birds, and the entire town of Asheville.

We invite you to experience our heart and our journey as we document them here. It is a privilege to share our lives with you.

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