old red house with bushes grown up around it
Appalachia History Pap

September 2, 1945

Harshaw Road – Cherokee County NC September 2, 1945 the Japanese delegation formally signed the instrument of surrender marking the…

ocean view with two girls in the water

Vacation Fun

The girls and I snuck off  to the beach a while back. We had a wonderful time. The weather was…

grave yard with mountains covered in fog in background

Hole Rose

You may remember a few weeks back I shared the guest post “The Murder (?) of Hol Rose” written by…

rocking chairs and swing on porch

Rockin’ Chairs

“Uncle Billy McCoy, who counts his years at two past a hundred, figures there’s nothing like a rocking chair for…