A roomful of people,All there for a good cause.
Tickets sold for a fundraising supper;Proceeds to neuter homeless dogs and cats.
Singer-song writer crooning in a corner;Cheery groups talking animatedly at tables.
Fraternity boys serve drinks and food;Your choice tonight, meat or vegetarian.
Are we being smug and…Continue
Added by Chuck Connors on February 24, 2010 at 6:30pm — No Comments
Time for this month's Appalachian Vocabulary Test. Take it and see how you do:
Added by Tipper on February 23, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments
This photo is of the William J Miller and Sallie Viola Rogers Miller children taken in 1903.
From Left to right Roy standing , Locke seated, Mamie standing and Lois.
I noticed that the boys all seemed to wear dresses in those days, Locke would have been three. The Miller family lived…Continue
Sometimes you don't just read history - you're in it. And that's what happened Saturday Feb. 6.
It promised to be the biggest event in Western North Carolina in 67 years. The North Shore Road controversy in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park was over. Swain County was going to get its $52 million over 10 years -an amount that was calculated as the present value of the road that was flooded in 1943 to create Fontana Lake and Fontana Dam.
It's a long saga…Continue
Added by Danny Bernstein on February 10, 2010 at 8:59pm — No Comments
Looking back it seems so easy; befriend a stranger…change your life. That’s how true change begins you know, when you step outside yourself and reach out to another never once expecting anything in return.
Many of us want a better job, more money, a nicer home. I didn’t want any of that; I wanted peace. Somewhere along my life-path, I had sectioned each day into compartmentalized appointments. Each morning I awoke, gathered the “To-do” list I had written down the night before,…Continue
Added by Renea Winchester on February 8, 2010 at 1:27pm — No Comments
Record snowfall, second of the season;
Winter world, everything white.
Lines of vehicles stalled in the drifts;
Others like me slip-sliding along.
Terrifying long, long minutes;
Unsure if I will make home safe and sound.
Staring at the blowing snow;
Added by Chuck Connors on February 5, 2010 at 5:17pm — No Comments
You are my heart’s desire,
through you I gain my strength.
Your caring and compassion,
help me to live fully each day.
When I see your face,
hold you in…Continue
Added by Chuck Connors on February 5, 2010 at 5:14pm — No Comments
Sitting in another business meeting,
Daydreaming about things I want to do with you.
Last night I couldn’t kiss you enough,
Cross-eyed crazy in your embrace.
What would it be like to be with you,
From here on out to the end of time?
To wake each morning—look into your eyes,…
Added by Chuck Connors on February 5, 2010 at 5:10pm — No Comments
Added by Chuck Connors on February 5, 2010 at 5:08pm — No Comments
I did it - I made the trailer and it wasn't difficult at all. It's all in fun and I had a good time doing it.
You can see it here if you like... SG TRAILER
Added by Kathryn Magendie on February 2, 2010 at 11:22am — No Comments