Christmas COVID-19

A Good Christmas

Christmas was strange this year for a lot of folks including us. We planned to eat together on Christmas day minus Granny and Paul, who are being extra careful, but a possible covid exposure for us caused the whole thing to be canceled which made me pretty bummed. Miss Cindy had already been around us all week so we did get to enjoy our wonderful Christmas Eve tradition with her. We had a great time like we always do. Just…

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Christmas decorations

O’ Holy Night

Today’s guest post was written by J. Wayne Fears. It was the hardest winter in the mountains since the Great…

Appalachia Christmas

Santa’s Shoes

Today’s guest post was written by Mary Lou McKillip. My Mother and Father’s wedding picture taken in 1909—Jacob Farney Davis and…

bowl of oranges and apples

Oranges and Christmas

“To many an old-timer who grew up here in the mountains, oranges are as much a part of Christmas tradition…