Tag Archives: Gate City

When Frost Falls on the Kudzu

It’s difficult to guard the landscape of our hearts from the invasive vines of time. Continue reading

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What’s in a Name? Communities and the People Who Have Passed This Way, Part One

What folks will call these places in coming years and centuries, we know not. But one thing is certain, the naming of a place gives it identity and reminds us that others have been here before us. Continue reading

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Faces From the Past: Part One

I recently came across a box of pictures I’ve been looking for over the past ten years.  We’ve moved three times in that period of time and I happened to look in a box at the top of the closet, … Continue reading

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Pappaw’s Irises

He would be over 100 years old if he was still living.  He’s been gone 17 years. James Robert Smith was born in a little house near McKenzie Branch, near the Galloway home, on a farm with two high, steep … Continue reading

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