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A Video History of the Banjo

No folk instrument site is complete without including the banjo and, after what felt like forever, I finally got around to completing this long overdue article.   201 more words


Wayward Son

Jake: Male in his early twenties. Bartender, waiter- likes jobs where he can sleep until noon.
Willy: Also early twenties. Has a hard time keeping jobs. 792 more words


100 Days of Awesome: Day 3 - Fireball

100 Days of Awesome is about helping people. It’s about unleashing, recognizing, realizing, and living in your awesomeness. You are awesome. It’s so true. Maybe sometimes more so than you even know—and at other times less so than you think.

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Watch These Hillbilly Hecklers Taunt Racers During A Tennessee Marathon

The Franklin Half Marathon was run in Tennessee over the weekend, and the incredible video you see above purports to be from said marathon. Photos on… 108 more words


Part III of the Appalachian Trail - NC/TN (The Smoky Mountains)

Day 15 – Thursday, April 17, 2014

Destination: Mollies Ridge Shelter
Starting Location: Fontana Dam Shelter Today’s Miles: 11.00
Trip Miles: 173.60

I’m a little ashamed right now. 3,141 more words

Appalachian Trail


Grandfather makes flutes, meticulously crafted with devotion and hewn with an old knife, then to be polished with alternating stones.

He’s not interested in marketing them and restricts his flute making efforts to his grandchildren. 299 more words

Languages of the soul


Humanity communicates in many different forms. We have an intellectual form of communication we consider ‘normal’. Often that ‘normal’ way of communication cannot not be fully comprehended or expressed by all of us. 103 more words