The Beauty of a Handmade Ornament

If you've been to 828 Market on Main Street in Waynesville, you've no doubt seen the handmade ornaments hanging on the wall across from the cash register. This week, Rumble sat down with ornament artist Megan James to hear about her entrepreneurial endeavor.

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Rain garden at Haywood Arts turns a problem into a solution

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Benjamin Franklin’s proverb still holds true. In Western North Carolina, runoff from rain and snow puts an increasing strain on infrastructure and plagues some local properties.  Fortunately, there is a simple solution to the problem. 

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Reader Question


I read your article on pendulums and I am very interested in learning the right way to use it. I think I have an idea but am confused as to how to determine if it’s my mind that wants a yes or a no or a maybe, or the object. Can you advise me?  Thank you. 

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Your Financial End-of-Year Wrap-Up

How is your financial health looking these days? We are weeks away from the year 2023. Yes, we may be in the holiday spirit, busying ourselves with places to go, friends and family to see, gifts to buy, crafts to make, and dishes to bake. However, we must take care of ourselves.

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Feeling Satiated

Written by Sabrina Matheny • Rumble Contributor | Remember last week when you sat down to your thanksgiving meal ready to feast on all the traditional dishes that brought about memories from your childhood? You sat around enjoying the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade as the kitchen filled with those wonderful scents that took you back in time to grandma’s house. Your tastebuds started working overtime in anticipation of consuming your best meal to date! You had not one but two servings of your favorite dishes, knowing good and well it would be another year before you would get to savor those flavors again. 

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Giving Thanks

By Sabrina Matheny • Rumble Contributor | I am spiritual medium and intuitive designer. Some of my skills include communicating with the spirit world via spirit speak in order to get guidance for my clients; balancing spaces using my knowledge of Feng Shui principles in homes and businesses to bring about a feeling of peace and harmony; and teaching others about energy work. 

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Celebrating Female Entrepreneurs Near and Far

Each year on November 19, we celebrate Women’s Entrepreneurship Day. Currently the global workforce lacks women. The women who are working earn only around 10 percent of the world’s income and earn less than their male counterparts. 

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The Magic of Mornings

Growing up, I was up with the sun, too curious to oversleep and miss out on something happening in the world. I remember vividly when Momma (my mom’s mom) would stay over. She was always up on the phone chatting with all of her friends by the time I wandered down the hall, bright and early before anyone else was up. When I stayed with my Grandma (my dad’s mom) and Pop, it was a running joke about how long I had been lying awake waiting to hear one of them in the kitchen, so I knew I could come out of the spare room without waking them up.

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How Those That Hurt Us Help Us Heal

By Sabrina Matheny • Rumble Contributor | Wounding one another is part of a process of healing. It sounds ludicrous I know, but it is one of the most powerful ways we humans have of getting our own attention.

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