Fermented Chow Chow

Two Dead Boys Got up to Fight

Talking Fire Out


Hole Rose

You may remember a few weeks back I shared the guest post “The Murder (?) of Hol Rose” written by Jim Casada. Last week Don Casada sent me the link to the presentation he shared on the subject with Friends of the Bryson City Cemetery. The program discussing the life and death of U.S. Prohibition Agent James Holland “Hol” Rose was a huge success. There were over 50 people at the meeting with more than a few having to stand.…

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small black and white dog in grassy field

Ruby in the Kitchen

Our dog Ruby Sue will be 14 years old in just a few weeks. As The Deer Hunter would say,…


Riddle 15

I’m sharing another riddle from “Way Down Yonder on Troublesome Creek Appalachian Riddles & Rusties” by James Still. “Awful clever,…

man and woman hiking in the mountains
Appalachian Dialect

Do What?

The nice lady who shares my office has only lived in Appalachia for about three years. She enjoys reading the…