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Photo of the Day: Kansas Cattle Feedlot

On one of our cross country camping trips, my dad told us stories of trail rides that matched the western tv shows in vogue then and then showed us how beef cattle are kept in feedlots prior to processing. I … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Journey

Sometimes a journey may not be far from your home, but quite distant from a place you have ever considered.  If I had a bucket list, and I don’t, what I did today never would have been on it……but I … Continue reading

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Exploring off the Beaten Track

Where do most visitors to a major city go?  Guidebooks, websites and travel agents are quick to suggest lists of “must see” places.  I am not pooh poohing those lists or those places.  But I want to suggest that not every … Continue reading

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Fab and Fun Fresh Food Fests

GET READY!!!!!  As the farms begin to produce and the summer festivals are beginning to loom on the horizon, I thought it would be anticipatory to look at where some of the best yummies will be. WHERE THE WILD THINGS … Continue reading

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Local Arts and Crafts

I know my personal budget is doing okay when I can buy art, but I always carry the desire to buy something to add a spot of color or a design statement. One place that helps are the myriad of … Continue reading

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Photos from my past-Guess the City

This and this…just a few blocks apart Any idea yet? Need another clue? I’ll give you two! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Still no idea? Okay, this next photo should help a LOT! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~BY now you should be ready….but I will give you … Continue reading

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Out and About Day Trip

I have recently been hired to write blogs for the Collaborative for 21st Century Appalachia. You might remember the Cast Iron CookOff about a month ago. That was a fundraiser for the group which encourages people to use the local … Continue reading

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Shhhhhhh……keep the secret

You know that suitcase of yours that never showed up when you finally got there? You watched the luggage carousel go round and round and the pink suitcase with green dots that was left was not yours? Well, I know … Continue reading

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What’s growing in February

When I visited the Boxcar Market I asked a lot of questions since there are some people in my town in West Virginia who would like to start a similar local foods market, maybe not as complete a grocery as … Continue reading

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New market in the city

My husband’s national professional organization is in Atlanta this year and I drove down to spend the weekend with him. What that REALLY means is that I explore while he is in his sessions and I get back by 5pm … Continue reading

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