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100 Reasons to Shop Local

As we are approaching Thanksgiving we are bombarded with images of Black Friday specials, Black Friday memes, backlash of being open the day after Thanksgiving, among other things. 240 more words

Appalachia

Sacred Vows

The altar where we said our sacred vows and became joined as one. Photo by High Priestess Lady Bridwen.

Photographic Ramblings

A Call For Arms

The thoughts dwindle like a tree losing the last of its autumnal leaves and the existentialism one drifts into on route 80 in Appalachia or the hills of El Salvador’s coffee country melts into solipsism in a New Zealand forest or, better yet, a whiteout atop Breckenridge. 414 more words

Apples and Holidays

My father was determined when I was a kid to grow apple trees. I do mean determined. I think he planted around sixteen to twenty apple trees of all different types. 860 more words

Food

Smoky Mountain Remedies

THESE ARE SOME PICTURES BY MY FRIEND BONNIE, THEY ARE OF

THE SMOKY MOUNTAINS AROUND TOWNSEND, TN.  WHERE CAM

CABIN CRAFTS IS LOCATED.  You know I am surrounded by these… 269 more words

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From the highest mountain

We hiked Mt. Rogers last year with our kids. Mt. Rogers is the highest peak in the state of Virginia (5729 ft), and the entire hike is in the open like this, with nearly 360 degree views of the Appalachians. 70 more words

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Black Lung Blues

Gray Mountain, John Grisham’s latest legal thriller, is a chilling riposte to our Prime Minister’s controversial assertion that ‘coal is good for humanity’.

Coal is certainly not good for the people of Appalachia, a vast tract of North America where coal is king, and where the twin evils of strip-mining and black lung are destroying communities. 947 more words