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Nashville TN

Magellan and I headed back in time (literally, who knew Nashville was an hour behind the east coast? the things they don’t teach you in school) to Nashville TN for a long weekend at the beginning of spring. We decided … Continue reading

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Covenant House WV 2014 Chef’s Challenge Event

Last year (2013), Magellan and I attended Covenant House’s http://www.wvcovenanthouse.org/ Chef’s Challenge fundraiser for the first time. The event involves several of West Virginia’s most accomplished chefs contributing dishes based on items available in Covenant House’s food pantry. I really like … Continue reading

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Louisville KY

Before I get behind on our next outing I better write about this one … The first weekend in January (before Aquapocalypse, winter storms Pax, Titan, Vulcan and such), Magellan and I hit the road for Louisville, Kentucky. We’ve visited … Continue reading

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Mountain Stage

Tonight, Mountain Stage http://www.mountainstage.org/  is celebrating its 30th Anniversary with a show in Charleston at the Culture Center. This has encouraged me to reflect on the many artists I have had the great fortune of experiencing thanks to this show. … Continue reading

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Lewisburg

A couple weekends ago, Magellan and I decided to visit America’s Coolest Small Town (according to Budget Travel in 2011), Lewisburg WV. It is cool and small and a short drive from Charleston. We had hoped to stay at the … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season

Though I would prefer to give and receive donations to local animal rescue organizations, that doesn’t always fly with friends and family. With that in mind, I’ve composed this list of gift items from a variety of West Virginia organizations. … Continue reading

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Gary Bowling’s House of Art (Bluefield)

I can’t do this place justice. Anything I write and even the numerous photos I took won’t convey the magic that is (or was – they are planning on closing their location on Bland St in Bluefield at the end … Continue reading

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