Pickled Beans & Corn

Common Folklore & Supersitions

Doodlebug

arrowhead
Appalachia

Finding Arrowheads

It’s been a long time since we found an arrowhead in the garden. We used to find them fairly often…

Harvey Corder
Appalachia

Reflections Part 5

Today’s post is fifth in a series written by Ron Stephens about his father-in-law Harvey E. Corder and the Blue…

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Riddles

Riddle 25

I’m sharing another riddle from “Way Down Yonder on Troublesome Creek Appalachian Riddles & Rusties” by James Still. “Why does…

large corn field
Appalachian Dialect

Sayings

Sometimes an old saying bubbles up from my consciousness and flows straight out of my mouth. I always wonder why…

homemade toothbrush
Appalachia

Dipping Snuff

“My first experience with using snuff was when I was about seven years old. My grandmother, Nancy McClure, and her…