Cornbread and Milk

By Shanks Mare

Snow Cream

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Crumble or Pour First?

“My friend Elliott Miller was hospitalized. During his recovery, one of the first meals he ordered from the hospital menu…

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Pick Me Up On Your Way Down

JCCFS Fall Festival 2018 If you’ve been to a Pressley Girls’ performance you’ve more than likely heard the story about…

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Riddles 4

  I’m sharing another riddle by way of¬†Sidney Saylor Farr’s book My “Appalachia – A Memoir” with you today. In…

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What do You do in the Winter?

After Christmas I start thinking about gardening. I was hoping to get The Deer Hunter to turn our garden at…

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Ruling Days Results

Ruling day 1: Low 26 High 48 No precipitation Ruling day 2: Low 35 High 58 No Precipitation Ruling day…

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What Happened to the Well?

“As you will recall, my story was about my Daddy’s attempt to dig a well by our house, his disappointments…

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Cooking by Lamp Light

“There was no electricity in those days, so we carried oil lamps from room to room and cooked in the…

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Long Way Home

Last Sunday I told you about the Christmas dvd the girls’ made for Paul. It’s hard to say which song…

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Old Christmas

Today’s guest post was written by Jim Casada. OLD CHRISTMAS written by Jim Casada Like everyone I knew as a…