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Backcountry Science: Hiking and Snakes and Bears - Oh My!

Spring has come to the mountains, which means that hundreds of folks both inside and outside the region are hitting the trails and getting into the woods. 1,824 more words


Week in Review (May 22-28)


Sunday has become my writing day, and it’s pretty great. Most of my family naps on Sunday afternoon, so I spend that time writing posts without being disturbed. 600 more words

Recipe for Memorial Day: Corn Pudding

Just for fun, I want to share with you an old-fashioned Eastern Kentucky recipe that you might enjoy for your Decoration Day celebration. It came to me from my aunt, Sylvia Prater, who was born and raised in Appalachia. 121 more words

#weekendcoffeeshare: 5/28/2016

Hello! I didn’t know if you would come by for coffee since it is Memorial Day Weekend, but I’m glad you did! It is such a beautiful day. 557 more words


The Early Homes of the Appalachian Mountain People

Friday Fare to Appalachia

Caves. Rock ledge overhangs. Primitive cabins. In that order. That is where the mountain people of Kentucky settled after they made the difficult trip to what would become the Commonwealth. 590 more words