Project Closet Door brings LGBTQ+ community together

Project Closet Door was started out of necessity. It is an organization focused on bringing the LGBTQ+ community closer together, raising awareness and understanding. That’s something that few people had previously found a space for in Western North Carolina. 

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5 Alternatives to Traditional Trick-or-Treating

Who would’ve thought a virus could threaten Halloween? Yet, here we are in 2020 with parents shaking their heads in disbelief at yet another new normal requiring adjustment. It’s hard to tell a child that Halloween has been canceled; that the candy-infused, scarily fun holiday they love will not happen as planned. With all that being said, there are some alternatives to traditional trick-or-treating. 

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Vegetable Beef Soup at the 828 Market

By Carrie Griffin

We opened 828 Market 15 months ago.  We’ve really enjoyed making soups for the market.  We’ve just eased back in to making them since shutting down the kitchen due to Covid and it’s bringing back memories of which soups guests liked and the stories they’d tell me about soup recipes they grew up with.  Seems like soup and memories go hand in hand.

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Reconnecting on the Road

A 10-day road trip covering thousands of miles was either going to save us or kill us.

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Pumpkin spice simple syrup

Last Tuesday was a cold and rainy early autumn day in the mountains. The kind that made you want to round out September wrapped in a blanket, reading a good book, listening to the rain fall. 

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Releasing through writing

Life in quarantine is hard. 2020 is hard. And if you’re feeling the stress and pain and heartache of this year, I suggest you write it out.

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Remove the stigma, own your story

None of us like to talk about mental health. Even as a reporter who has been covering the issue for years and understands the importance of removing the stigma, I don’t want to talk about my own mental health struggles.

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Ask Us Anything - being jealous doesn't make you a bad person

Part of our goal here at Rumble is to start and continue conversations among women. We want to know what’s important to you, what’s weighing heavy on your mind? What problems can we help each other solve? What questions can we help you answer? 

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Check your breasts

By Jonathan Austin

Susan Austin was 56 when she saw an ad on television about how women should be doing self exams to see if they can find lumps in their breasts. Obvious lumps can be an early sign of breast cancer.

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