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Marsha Brown, Author at The Coastland Times

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Gig Line: Grandpa Ken, Preacher Steve and Sarah

Veteran Kenneth L. Smith passed from this world into Heaven on July 23, 2020. His obituary recalled the great loves in his life – “his ... Read more

by Marsha Brown, Thursday, April 15, 2021 6:41 am

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Gig Line: It’s time for a reminder!

Many of our local veterans know about the Dare County Veteran Discount Card that is issued solely by the Dare County Veterans Advisory Council. But ... Read more

by Marsha Brown, Monday, April 12, 2021 8:50 am

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Gig Line: A promise to keep . . .

In one of my early Gig Line columns, I wrote about the event my sweet Billy and I attended at the Charlotte Motor Speedway on ... Read more

by Marsha Brown, Friday, April 9, 2021 7:49 am

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Gig Line: The dilemma

Like everyone else, I have pondered the consideration of getting or not getting the COVID-19 vaccination. For obvious reasons – my age, weight and a ... Read more

by Marsha Brown, Sunday, March 28, 2021 9:50 am

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Gig Line: Principle – does it even matter anymore?

Over the last few weeks, we’ve come to hear, read or have seen significant changes to the workings of our nation. Some are not only ... Read more

by Marsha Brown, Thursday, March 18, 2021 5:59 pm

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Gig Line: For the love of a brother

This past week, I received a memorable phone call from a gentleman I had heard from once before. He reads Gig Line regularly, which I ... Read more

by Marsha Brown, Tuesday, March 9, 2021 11:34 am

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Gig Line: Get your Valentine groove on!

If you research the origin of Valentine’s Day, you’ll likely read different versions of how it “came to be” but no matter what, when or ... Read more

by Marsha Brown, Sunday, February 14, 2021 8:37 am

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Gig Line: Is it too much to wish for?

I wonder, folks, if it’s too much to ask that while we have differences of opinion, we act like mature adults instead of children. I ... Read more

by Marsha Brown, Tuesday, February 9, 2021 10:53 am

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Gig Line: Reaching for an outstretched hand

First things first: blood, the lifeline we hope would be available if needed can make a difference in survival or not for anyone critically ill ... Read more

by Marsha Brown, Monday, February 1, 2021 1:01 pm

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Gig Line: Backward and forward

This is a good time to thank all our veterans in a special way because within the past two weeks, two veterans, their wives and ... Read more

by Marsha Brown, Saturday, January 30, 2021 3:07 pm

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