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Today's guest post (poem) was written by Trevis Hicks in honor of his Granny Hicks. Times Cherished written by Trevis Hicks I still smell the eggs frying in the pan, I hear the clock as it strikes seven AM, I... Continue »
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"Hold me, Mom! That chihuahua is not so big, but he is sooo yippy!!" :P Thanks yet again, Emily, for another great photo! (This time of Buster as a little baby bun :D ) So cute!! Continue »
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The rain we've had this past week has made my spring veggies flourish. Its amazing what a good soaking rain and some sunshine will do for your garden. I've been so very pleased with the germination and growth pattern of... Continue »
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"Mmmm, delectible hay Mom! It has a certain fresh cut grass zip to it and finishes with an aftertast of barn. Very nice!" :P Thanks Lauren for the adorable pic of Boo. Just a cute little bun!! :D Continue »
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Now that's a photo I wasn't sure you'd ever see. When Bugsy arrived on a Sunday evening a month ago, we had expected a lovable cuddlebug of a dog. That's how he had been at the foster home in North... Continue »
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Every year when the Blackberries bloom there's a cold snap of weather-I mean you can mark my word-there is always a cold spell that coincides with the white showy blooms of the Blackberry. I wondered if this year's unusually warm... Continue »
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"Eeeee!! I must pet them!" "No, they're too small. You need to wait another two weeks. They need more Mom time!" :) Thanks Nisa for the adorable pics of your buns Kumi, and her 3 babies: Kuma ( a brown... Continue »
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One of the highlights of attending the Mountain Folk Festival every year for the girls-is getting to show off their clogging. This year they had Brian, a fellow JCCFS Clogger, with them. Clogging was born right here in the Appalachian... Continue »
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" ... I'm going to say it, best tunnel ever! You can't imagine how long I plan to explore this thing." :P This is Nipsy (hee!). He's up for adoption with the Georgia House Rabbit Society in Marietta, GA. Read... Continue »
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I so enjoyed reading all of your wonderful comments on yesterday's Say What? post. As Kris pointed out-every region of the world-Australia in his case-has their own unique sayings. Whatever the area-I believe people ought to hold on to them... Continue »
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If you guessed yesterday's mystery item was: rich pine, lighter knot, pine knot, lightered, a natural fire starter, fat pine, light wood, heart wood, lightered knot, fat wood, or fat lighter wood you were right. As I mentioned before the... Continue »
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"I thought those carrots tasted a little funny last night." :P This adorable proplet is Jack Frost. He's up for adoption with the Magic Happens Rabbit Rescue in Baton Rouge, LA. Read more about him on their adoptable page. Good... Continue »
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I'd be surprised if you weren't familiar with the old song-I'll Fly Away. It was written by Albert E. Brumley a.k.a. gospel song writer extradionaire. According to the Brumley website, I'll Fly Away was the first song Brumley actually sold... Continue »
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Seems like only yesterday I was looking back over the year of 2010. I really enjoyed the year in review post I did last January-so I decided 2011 deserved a look back too. Once again I was amazed at the... Continue »
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Would you drive over the old bridge? I was sitting on another bridge-a bridge in much better shape than the one above-when I snapped the photo. 2 bridges crossing the same small creek-almost close enough to entice a person to... Continue »
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(view to the west from my front porch- looking and thinking of all you TN folks-on Christmas evening) My Dictionary of Smoky Mountain English tells me this about Ruling Days: The twelve days beginning on Christmas day, each one of... Continue »
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Today's guest post was written by Charles Fletcher. Read it to see what Christmas was like when Charles was a boy living in Haywood County, NC. Christmas 1933 written by Charles Fletcher. We would start getting ready for Christmas in... Continue »
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Have you ever seen a beautiful work of art painted on a pebble? Natasha Newton creates original art and illustrations which she showcases on her blog, the blackbird sings. You can pick up her pieces... Continue »