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Thinking About Pap

I always think of Pap this time of the year. He taught me pretty much everything I know about growing…

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Granny Music Pap

Same Old Me

I’ve been thinking about love during the last several weeks because I knew Valentine’s Day was coming up. As I’ve…

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Appalachian Dialect Pap


rockB verb1 To throw rocks at in order to intimidate or to drive away or back, esp to ambush a…

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Pap’s Birthday

Pap would have been 83 years old to day. I’ve had him on my mind a lot lately. Mostly wishing…

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Christmas Pap

A Gift from Long Ago

Schrade old timer fixed blade belt knife The other day The Deer Hunter showed me a knife he’s really proud…

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People Who Like to Work

Pap The heat of summer has continued in Brasstown. Last week’s 90+ degree days found The Deer Hunter replacing the…