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Art Appreciation & Appalachia Are Not Mutually Exclusive

“But it’s not like anyone from Eastern Kentucky would know what Inuit Throat Singing is.”

I am a child of the mountains. I also study Arts Administration and am a huge advocate for the arts. 356 more words

Chicken Noodle Soup 

It’s been gray and dreary here for nearly two weeks.

I have been cooking again in an effort to break up the post-holiday bleh.

Tonight, I boiled up six chicken breasts and split them out for use. 130 more words


​A Writhing Beauty

Christopher S. Rozema

The South will rise again,


Despite Her own best efforts.

Knowing what She now knows,

would Water Spider still bring the flame to man? 446 more words


SRL Supports Sustainable Jobs in Maryland

Mike recently spoke with Engage Mountain Maryland about the fallacy of jobs creation with natural gas development in western Maryland. We believe that Garrett County’s precious and beautiful natural resources should be preserved and utilized for sustainable tourism. 655 more words

Western Maryland


I have been reading Hillbilly Elegy, a book about what used to be known as the Scotch-Irish (the Brits always laugh when Americans come out with phrases like that).  1,091 more words

Strange and Wonderful

In a mountain cabin on a rainy day, I read this passage from Edward Abbey.  The acerbic naturalist offers something we need to hear as more and more voices call us to be distracted to other worlds, beyond this strange and wonderful home. 113 more words