Appalachia Blind Pig Gang Holidays in Appalachia

Happy New Year


The whole Blind Pig Gang sincerely hopes the new year is exactly what you want it to be for you and yours.

Don’t forget to eat a big helping of black-eyed peas, greens, and hog jowls to ensure you’re healthy, wealthy, and wise for 2019.


*Ruling day 7 : Low 52 (62 by 8:00 am) High 67 Cloudy, Rain, Storms

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    January 2, 2019 at 9:50 am

    Happy New Year! We had our stewed tomatoes and black-eyed peas with ham, and fried chicken. I know you are supposed to eat greens which symbolizes money, but we didn’t.

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    Don Byers
    January 2, 2019 at 8:37 am

    Happy New Year to all! Looking forward to the coming year. Am hoping to finish a CD that I have been working on for some time. It will be as usual, all original songs with just me and some of my acoustic guitars. Wishing everyone a wonderful coming year!!!Looking forward to more of the Blind Pig and the Acorn!!

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    Ed Ammons
    January 1, 2019 at 7:35 pm

    Where is Ken Roper? Where is B.Ruth? How can we start a new year without them?

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    Allison B
    January 1, 2019 at 5:30 pm

    Happy New Year to everybody!

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    Sam Ensley
    January 1, 2019 at 3:23 pm

    Happy New Year to you and all of your family. Looking forward to lots of good music and good fellowship with all of you in the coming year.

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    January 1, 2019 at 2:02 pm

    At work yesterday, the secretary ask if i was going to fix hog jowls and black eyed peas, and i said no i don’t like black eyed peas. I have to work. Well God Bless everyone in the New Year.

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    Don Casada
    January 1, 2019 at 11:19 am

    Mustard greens, crowder peas and stewed backbones & ribs in the making. New Year blessings to all of the Blind Pig crew and faithful readers.

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    Garland Davis
    January 1, 2019 at 10:20 am

    Here is wishing Tipper, her family, and all readers of the Blind Pig a Happy, Safe, and Prosperous New Year!

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    aw griff
    January 1, 2019 at 9:18 am

    Happy new year!
    I live outside the city limits so all the city laws don’t apply. The bangin and boomin started early but according to my wife it didn’t stop until after midnight. I went to sleep about ten.
    I used to go with Dad to those long church services where they preach the old year out and the new year in. Our Baptist association doesn’t do that anymore, but I believe some of the other Baptist still do.

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    Miss Cindy
    January 1, 2019 at 8:52 am

    Happy, healthy and wealthy New Year to the Blind Pig Gang and all the readers who love the Appalachian traditions!

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    Ron Stephens
    January 1, 2019 at 8:45 am

    Looks like the ruling days are setting up for a warm and wet 2019. We normally have our worse cold here within the next two weeks. If we make it through them without .othis winter may not be too bad.

    New Year greetings and wish wishes to everyone from north Georgia.

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    William P Dotson
    January 1, 2019 at 7:41 am

    Happy New Year to you and your family.

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    January 1, 2019 at 6:58 am

    Yep, Mama let us know she was fixen enough for everybody.

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