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Appalachia is more than a place. The Appalachian Mountains are rich with customs, food and dialect that is not found anywhere else. Those mountains are at the core of the people who were raised there or have adopted it as home. 234 more words


4 Haunted Hikes Around DC

October is a wonderful time to go hiking and witness the beauty of the changing season as well as creatures preparing for winter.

It’s also a time to celebrate Halloween by seeking out spooky wild places. 369 more words


williamrshelton reblogged this on The Appalachian Man and commented:

With Halloween just a couple of days a way, here are four haunted hikes from The Trail Feed that are sure to scare you.

Victim in Fracking Truck Accident had Warned Commissioners of Roadway Dangers

Company’s ‘behavior symbolic of the bullying nature of the industry’ says Barbara Volk

By Michael M. Barrick

Note: This is the seventh installment in a series about fracking, (hydraulic fracturing for natural gas), controversial because of its impact on public safety and health, as well as the environment. 756 more words


Sunday Stills: Fall Foliage

Late autumn,
past prime for fall foliage,
in the higher elevations.
the brilliant afternoon sun
weaves the remaining leaves
into a breathing, heaving tapestry. 20 more words


The Legend of Paint Creek: A River Town Halloween Treat

Lillian let Hayden walk ahead of her. She liked to fall back sometimes, pretending she was looking at the autumn leaves or tracking the rustling of a squirrel behind a fallen tree. 1,508 more words

West Virginia

Issues, Issues: West Virginia, 2014

RT has been canvassing for a local candidate for the West Virginia legislature, Kris Loken, who is running for the WV House of Delegates 62nd district seat. 717 more words