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In order to understand why you exist, you must first understand how you exist. 6 more words


Slavery and Interstate Commerce in Appalachia

As mentioned before, I am undertaking a new project that involves the study of slavery in Catoosa County. In order to do so, I am building a sturdy base by examining historiography related to slavery in the ‘Deep South’ in comparison to slavery in Appalachia. 273 more words

Civil War (Civil War Memory)

Picking Beans

Each morning, dew beads the garden

and glitters in the coming dawn.

He steps between each row with care,

bucket in hand with a pocket knife drawn. 88 more words


After the Storm

We went berry pickin’ by the river in the rain this morning. When the rain relented, we were blessed with this beautiful scene.

Photographic Ramblings

A True Appalachian Dessert

A True Appalachian Dessert

What’s your favorite dessert? One of my many is strawberry shortcake, so I enjoyed making that last evening. But even as I served the dish to friends, I thought about the “sweets” Zetta Berghoffer, the main character in… 229 more words