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Birds, Feathers, and Flocking Together

One of the more curious Appalachian traditions I’ve heard has to do with the meaning of things that happen occasionally.  Things like the fogs in August (which is not just Appalachian), that tradition purportedly tells you how many snows you’re … Continue reading

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Decoration Day

Long before it became a day to honor the people who had died in war, the people of the hills of home would go each spring to the family or church graveyard.  They went in springtime after all the gardens … Continue reading

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