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the journey is the goal

my name is taylor. i’m a twenty-three year old with a background in theatrical scenic design and production, a love for liturgy and the local church, and a passion for banjo jams and folk music. 795 more words


You Can Help! Support The Indie Film: Burning Kentucky

Burning Kentucky is a screenplay written by Bethany Brooke Anderson. It was originally intended to be a novel that is now becoming a film. But, they need some help to raise the funds for full production. 61 more words


Words of Advice for the Budding Mycologist

Mushroom hunting can become rapidly addictive, even if you don’t find anything but an occasional rabid bat and a possum in a trash can. I can tell you this about foraging for mushrooms: If your natural environment includes possums in a trash can, then you are probably not going to find many mushrooms, at least not the edible, good for you versions. 992 more words


Novel-in-stories OUT OF PEEL TREE brings Appalachian diaspora to life with memorable prose-poetry


Out of Peel Tree

By Laura Long

Vandalia Press/WVU Press, 2014

$16.99, 148 pages

Fans of fiction set in Appalachia or similar rocky, rural environments will take quiet pleasure in Laura Long’s novel in stories, … 1,003 more words

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Coming Up This Semester!

Interested in what’s up this semester?  Great, cause we have a lot planned!  Whether you join us for our weekly 7 pm Mass at St. Bernard’s (and fellowship afterwards in the Common Room) or a special event like the Fall Retreat or the Spring Break Mission Trip information meetings, we can’t wait to see you around! 20 more words

Student Opportunities for Paid Internship in Appalachia: UK Tomorrow Corps

The University of Kentucky Appalachian Center, serving all of the colleges of the University and the 54 Appalachian counties of Kentucky, announces the UK Tomorrow Corps. 831 more words

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