Pickled Beans & Corn

Common Folklore & Supersitions


Gardening Preserving/Canning

Putting up Food

The time for putting up food has arrived. We spent Saturday afternoon in the kitchen doing just that. From here till at least the end of September we’ll be preserving all the garden bounty that we’ve worked so hard for. A few weeks ago Blind Pig reader Granny Sue started sharing the meals her and her husband had eaten that day at the end of her blog posts. I really like the new part of Granny Sue’s blog because it’s…

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Chitter and Paul

In God’s Eyes

Today’s post was written by Paul. Most weekends, I practice music with the Pressley Girls (aka Chitter and Chatter). Often,…

front porch

In Praise of Porches

After reading Garland Davis’s recent guest post about porches Jim Casada sent me the following piece he wrote a few…

granny and chatter
Appalachia crafts

I Love to Crochet

Today’s post was written by Chatter. From a young age, I loved anything fiber. Yarn, fabric, clothes, if it was…

Harvey Corder

Reflections Part Six

Today’s post is the final piece in a series written by Ron Stephens about his father-in-law Harvey E. Corder and…


The Great Judgement Morning

Today’s post was written by Paul. The old Roy Acuff song “The Great Judgement Morning” crossed my mind the other…