Spring is Chancy

Kill Lettuce

Yellow Bells


How Many Ways Can You Get?

In Appalachia we use the word get in a variety of ways like: using the phrase get about as a verb…


Burnt Rock Ridge – Graham County NC

Inside Fred Ghormley’s Store, Robbinsville NC – Photo courtesy of Graham County Centennial Book You all seemed to enjoy Wanda Stalcup’s…

Cornbread dressing

Bread in Appalachia

Biscuits, Cornpone, and Cracklin’ Bread – More Than Moonshine – Sydney Saylor Farr “People in almost any country in the…


Thirty Pieces of Silver

Today’ special Easter post is brought to you by Paul. Happy Easter, everyone. I had hoped to upload another Easter-themed…


Dying Easter Eggs

  The Frank C. Brown Collection of North Carolina Folklore has this to share about dying Easter eggs:   Easter…

Pap and Granny's grandkids Easter 2002

Blind Pig Readers Talk about Easter

Pap and Granny’s grandkids at Easter Ed Ammons: Does anybody remember Easter baskets made from round oatmeal boxes? The boxes…


Appalachian Vocabulary Test 110

It’s time for this month’s Appalachian Vocabulary Test. I’m sharing a few videos to let you hear the words and phrases.…


Fascinating Online Resource

I wanted to share a fascinating online resource with you today. Those of you who read comments left on posts…