Irv Pearce receives William H. Deitrick Service Medal

While I’ve twice had a job title with the word “architect” in it (Content Architect and Enterprise Architect), my dad is the real deal — you know, the kind of architect that designs buildings. Two weeks ago, my father Irvin Pearce received the AIA (American Institute of Architects) North Carolina William H. Deitrick Service Medal. […]

Forest Conservationist Rob Messick

Cousin Rob Messick was named Forest Conservationist of the Year by the North Carolina Wildlife Federation and the Governor’s office at the 2007 Governor’s Conservation Achievement Awards this past Saturday. I have to believe that there is no one more knowledgeable about old-growth forest in North Carolina than my cousin Rob. While he certainly gets […]