Appalachia Riddles

Riddles 7


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

“Belly to belly,
Hand on the back.
A little piece of flesh
To stop up the crack.”

More than a few of you got the answer to the last riddle in case you missed it-it was a pocket watch.



Come cook with me!

Location: John C. Campbell Folk School – Brasstown, NC
Date: Sunday, June 23 – Saturday, June 29, 2019
Instructors: Carolyn Anderson, Tipper Pressley

Experience the traditional Appalachian method of cooking, putting up, and preserving the bounty from nature’s garden. Receive hands-on training to make and process a variety of jellies, jams, and pickles for winter eating. You’ll also learn the importance of dessert in Appalachian culture and discover how to easily make the fanciest of traditional cakes. Completing this week of cultural foods, a day of bread making will produce biscuits and cornbread. All levels welcome.

Along with all that goodness Carolyn and I have planned a couple of field trips to allow students to see how local folks produce food for their families. The Folk School offers scholarships you can go here to find out more about them. For the rest of the class details go here.

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  • Reply
    February 23, 2019 at 9:24 am

    The only thing i can think would be mother nursing. God Bless!

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    February 23, 2019 at 8:36 am

    I will have to guess it’s a mom nursing her baby.

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    Miss Cindy
    February 23, 2019 at 8:15 am

    I have no idea, Tip! I’ll just have to check back later for the answer.

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    February 23, 2019 at 6:12 am

    The only two things I can think of is kissing or nursing a baby.

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