BOOK OF THE YEAR!!

I’ve written before about the conundrum that book contests present. To enter or not to enter–THAT is the question! Well, I entered the Selah Awards hosted by the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference. Why? It’s a great conference put on...

Appalachian Thursday – Lost Buttons

One of my favorite things to do when I was a kid was to get out Mom’s button tin. It was a round tin chock full of random buttons. The colors! The textures! Some were plain while others were glossy and glitzy. I remember sparkly jet buttons and big, flat...