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Wednesday, 09 January 2013 00:00

Are the ‘possums adapting to headlight glare

Wednesday, 02 January 2013 04:11

Indian words add color to our language

Wednesday, 26 December 2012 15:01

The spirituality of mountain graveyards

Wednesday, 19 December 2012 00:00

Winter mushrooms a welcome find

Wednesday, 12 December 2012 15:13

Memories of the lost village of Needmore

Wednesday, 05 December 2012 15:02

The appropriately named 'blue darter'

Wednesday, 28 November 2012 14:16

Birds of a feather stay warm in bad weather

Wednesday, 21 November 2012 15:18

Byer’s book brings us a sense of place

Wednesday, 07 November 2012 13:52

A short bout with Victor the Bear

This Must Be the Place

  • This must be the place

    art theplaceMary Harper was quite possibly the first real friend I made when I moved to Western North Carolina.

    With my apartment a few blocks away from the Water’n Hole Bar & Grill in Waynesville, I ventured down there at night trying to see what was up in this town, trying to make some friends, and trying not to feel alone and isolated in a new place where I was unknown to all who surrounded me. Harper, with her million-dollar smile and swagger, immediately made me feel at home. 

    Written on Wednesday, 23 April 2014 00:00 Read more...