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Dear David, Fall 2017
Dear David, Fall 2017Dear David, I am a public school educator and have been for twenty years.  I have seen a... Continue ReadingRead More
Daddy’s Restless World
Daddy’s Restless WorldBy Tim Peeler In We See What We Want to See Photo by Clayton Joe Young Nothing tells... Continue ReadingRead More
Rocking Chair Theater
Rocking Chair Theaterby Tim Peeler In We See What We Want to See Photo by Clayton Joe Young Daddy’s chair... Continue ReadingRead More
Grit Boy
Grit Boyby JA Hoke   Our downtown was small, a four-block Main street separating facing buildings, railroad tracks parallel... Continue ReadingRead More
Laying Beneath Rain on a Strange Roof
Laying Beneath Rain on a Strange RoofBy Robert Canipe William Faulkner writes, “How often have I lain beneath rain on a strange roof, thinking... Continue ReadingRead More
Matthew Good
Matthew GoodWe’ve been impressed with artist Matthew Good for a long time. His work is meticulous, and obviously inspired... Continue ReadingRead More
Make Lye Soap, The Old-Fashioned Way
Make Lye Soap, The Old-Fashioned WayLye soap is just as handy today as it was in the past. The lack of exotic oils... Continue ReadingRead More
Mountain Memories with Granny Eckard
Mountain Memories with Granny EckardGrandma’s Wash Pot Growing up on Baker’s Mountain back in the days before internet, electricity, or even running... Continue ReadingRead More
Mitchell and Tim Gold
Mitchell and Tim GoldIn 1989, Mitchell Gold and Bob Williams formed a furniture company based on the simple motto “comfort for... Continue ReadingRead More
Newton: Then and Now
Newton: Then and NowMain roads won’t take you to Newton anymore. Interstates and bypasses, heralding a faster paced life, have long... Continue ReadingRead More

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