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It Takes An (Appalachian) Village

Most days, late in the afternoon, my dogs and I take a several mile ramble through the neighborhoods of Asheville.

Sometimes we walk with friends and sometimes we’re on our own, 847 more words



Going to another medieval re-enactment and seeing some folks I haven’t see in … wow … almost twenty years.  Ice is clinging to the trees (and thankfully not the roads).   19 more words

Lott's Mountain


from Testify series by Roger May
(credit: rogermayphotography.com)


Misty Mountain Hop

Mountain wilderness has always fascinated me, long before the ocean did. The Alps are just at a stone’s throw from my hometown in Italy, and most of my growing up memories are related to walking in the woods, swim in mountain lakes and climb rocky peaks. 1,471 more words


Tennessee Hills

The hills of East Tennessee are very dramatic in the winter.


Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?”

On Monday I had the opportunity to work with three friends on the North Fork River.   174 more words