Holidays in Appalachia Pap

Father’s Day 2019

I was getting ready to write something for today and decided I’d look back through the last few years of Father’s Day posts. The one below jumped out at me because it was the Father’s Day just after Pap died. —- June 2016 All week I’ve been afraid of today because its Father’s Day. I’ve been scared of the sadness I knew would rise up around my feet and make its way to my eyes as if it was a…

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Appalachian Food Pap

Cherry Bounce

“Old man Amos stands treetop-tall in mountain folklore. He made his name and his fame with a concoction called Cherry…