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Life Unhinged: How to Raise a Family in 10 Easy Steps.

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Larry Berger, Life Unhinged

Babies crying in the wee hours of the morning, interrupted schedules, mysterious messes, things always getting lost or broken, fantastic tales explaining no longer functioning machinery, teenagers out way past curfew. These are just a few of the excitements awaiting those star-struck adventurers intent on marriage and family. The task of parenting often seems impossible, […]

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Mountain Scene: Women of Washington Street in Service

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Diana Hunt, Mountain Scene

When I say, “service” you say…………. ? Look up the word and many definitions will surface. My favorite definition is “service: the contribution to the welfare of others”. Service is everywhere in our daily lives, yet it takes ritual and social pressure for many of us to acknowledge, appreciate and demonstrate gratitude for so many […]

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Local Eats: The Heart of Mexico in Lewisburg

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Johnny Tassa, Local Eats, Random Prophet

You don’t have to travel to the heart of Mexico for fine Mexican cuisine; you need only travel to Carlito’s Mexican Restaurant in Lewisburg, WV. Carlito’s has brought the heart of Mexico to us. From their families to ours, they brought the heart and soul, the pride and love of Mexico to us… and it […]

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My Dog & I: The Real Story.

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Janine Lazarus, My Dog & I

We have a new dog, and he is so sweet! We are having so much fun with him and he is such a good dog – mostly – except for the biting and he does growl at us when we try to pick up his food but it’s not his fault because he was tied […]

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WV Artist on Display: Back to Earth Concepts w/ Black Cat & Blossom

After graduating with a BS in International Studies from Queens University of Charlotte, Jennifer Sprouse’s worldly interests took a deviated turn to focus on herbalism and remedies from around the globe. As a dabbler in the arts and a nature enthusiast, she eventually found a way to combine her multitude of interests to start a […]

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Mountain Scene: Women of Washington Street – The Woman Behind HashtagWV

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Diana Hunt, Mountain Scene

Christina Entenmann, Editor-in-Chief of HASHTAGWV expresses ingenuity, creativity, service, and dedication every day and every month with her work with National Apprentice Day and HASHTAG WV. Christina shared her thoughts with me on service, business, and personal subjects this month. So why “LB Spy”? Not the name necessarily but your creative concept and drive? The […]

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Adopt Me: Seeking a Forever Home.

By: LBSPY / Category: adopt me, Blog, Humane Society

Introducing Vivian – Vivian is a super sweet, 4-year-old girl who gave birth to 3 babies in March.  Now that her babies are weaned and have been adopted, it’s Vivian’s turn to find her forever home.  She is spayed and current on all vaccinations.  She tested negative for Feline Aids and Leukemia and has been […]

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Guns and Cornbread: Old Dogs

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Guns and Cornbread, Larry Case

Blessed is the person who has earned the love of an old dog.” — Sydney Jeanne Seward The brown pointer trembled as I reached down to release her from the leash. The wind was coming up pretty good and her ears tousled back as she leaned forward and tested the air with that reddish nose. […]

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Groovy Highway: Planting the American Dream

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Groovy Highway, Random Prophet

Amato Tassa is an ancestor of mine. I believe him to be my great great uncle on the paternal side of my family. He would be my father’s father’s uncle. My granpa, Vincent Amato Tassa’s uncle… I think. Either way, I’m a direct descendant of Uncle Amato. Uncle Amato emigrated to America from Naples, Italy […]

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Valley View: A New Chapter, A New Bookstore in Town

By: LBSPY / Category: Around Town, Blog, Susanna Robinson

The news: A new bookstore is coming to town! On the corner of Court and Washington Streets, a wonderful space is literally getting a new lease on life, with the opening of A New Chapter.  Owner David Craddock is bestowing upon and endeavoring to provide Lewisburg with a colossal space filled with words, inspiration, with […]

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Historic Wonderland w/ Hashtag Lewisburg this July!

Historic Wonderland w/ HashtagWV this July! - This July, we feature the historic wonderland of Elmwood in Union, WV. It is also known as the Hugh Caperton House and was built in the 1830’s It is a two-story, nearly square brick dwelling with Greek Revival details. More features include Carlito’s in Lewisburg, Xander Hitizig’s concerts in the area, summer cocktail recipes, The School […]

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Wonder How HashtagWV Remains Free?

WONDER HOW LBSPY REMAINS FREE? - Wondering how LBSPY gets published and distributed FREE every 2 weeks in print and online? Do we have wealthy parents or did one of us seduce a millionaire? No. Are we financed by bank loans or grant money? Nope, not that either. Until we hit it BIG in the lotto, every issue of LBSPY comes […]