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Found a Blue Moon

From my rock path at five am, careful to not step on snakes, I was dazzled by the second full moon in July, a “blue moon.”

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Looking for a Blood Moon

What is it? This was the question that I asked my friend Wade, and he tried to explain. Remember, he was the Valedictorian of his high school class. I had to do further research and get pictures. And now I … Continue reading

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An Unforgettable Love Story

I have spent much time and energy researching the lineage of folks in my area, and I hesitate to divert your attention to Caldwell County for a story. However, I met the author of an intriguing book while attending a … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Magna Carta: Eight Hundred Years Ago Today

A refresher course on the Magna Carta: On June 15, 1215, King John of England was forced by the English barons to put into effect a document that guarantees liberties to the individual over the state. This was the declaration that … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday US Army on Flag Day

In 1877, the Second Continental Congress adopted a design for a flag to represent this new country of freedom. Thirteen red and white stripes, and a “union” of 13 white stars on a blue field as in a new constellation. Did … Continue reading

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Break Time

Dear Readers: I didn’t forget you. I was distracted by my visitors. I had to keep an eye on them while they had fun swimming, splashing and hiking. Copyright 2015 Georgia Wilson

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Bluegrass Music and Arts Festival

Come to Union Mills, NC, this week on Friday night or on Saturday for great entertainment, art and concessions to support The Union Mills Learning Center in its efforts to keep alive the spirit of the community. See Chapters 34-37 for … Continue reading

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WELCOME TO MY NEIGHBORHOOD

NANNEY CLAN REUNION: Sunday, August 21, 2016 at 12:30PM at Round Hill Baptist Church, Fellowship Hall, 6585 Hudlow Road, Union Mills, NC 28167; Covered Dish Luncheon will begin at 12:30, Business and History Program afterwards. Bring a dish to share. … Continue reading

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Chapter 17: Nanney Research

The first Nanney reunion was in 1908 at the North Carolina home place on Nanneytown Road in Rutherford County. There was much conjecture about the Nanneys who came to Virginia from Nannau, their ancestral home in Wales. Speculation continued to … Continue reading

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Time Out

I don’t know where September went. I did have a high school reunion in Tennessee, and my daughter added another granddaughter to our family, but that accounts for only a couple weeks. And I had to edit a short story “The Mountain … Continue reading

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