Old Time Pear Preserves

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Best Blueberry Pie

Appalachian Dialect

Spring Has Got Gone!

Here in southern Appalachia spring has got gone fast. Seems like I was just looking at the first emerging daffodil a few days ago and now it’s feeling like swimming hole weather. Last week we had temperatures in the in the low 90s. Along with the heat our weather has been dry. With the over abundance of rain we’ve had for the last couple of years the dry spell seemed down right strange. I had forgotten what dust billowing up…

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Appalachian Food

Mustard?

I’m not a huge fan of mustard. I like to eat it with french fries sometimes and that’s about it.…

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Music

Cluck Old Hen

Blind Pig reader Larry Griffith (AWGRIFF) is fighting prostate cancer and feeling pretty puny. Please remember him in your prayers.…

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Overheard

Overheard

“I’ve not got a dust of flour! I don’t know what I’m a gonna do.” Last night’s video: Alex Stewart…

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Appalachia

Glorious Shade

The Deer Hunter enjoying the shade The older I get the more I appreciate shade. Thankfully I live in a…