If you have ever been on Leadmine Bend Rd., perhaps to go to the Ferry or Pickin-n-Grinnin, then you have passed the A.T. Cole store.
I was with several friends, coming back from a soap-making class that Right By Nature was giving and the store was open, so we stopped!
There were four men sitting on the porch, just … [ Continue reading ... ]
This is my first year to have a garden and I am enjoying it immensely. It is so fun going out and watching the progress of seeds turning into seedlings, growing into plants, creating blossoms which turn into vegetables and then, of course, picking them!
But lately, I’ve also been picking other things — like little yellow larvae with black … [ Continue reading ... ]
It’s almost scary how small a world it is. I learned something in a conversation last week that floored me. It really seems to happen all the time — especially in Sharps Chapel, but not in Clarksville, Ohio where I am from.
About 10 years ago, I got introduced to bluegrass at an Old Timer’s Day Festival in Xenia, Ohio. … [ Continue reading ... ]
15-star, 15-stripe “Star-Spangled Banner” flag (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
People Notice More Than You Realize
Over the last few years, Jim and I have started our own tradition of going to the Appalachian Museum on the 4th of July. They have a big event on that day that is just a whole lot of fun. We enjoy the non-commercial atmosphere plus … [ Continue reading ... ]