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Wisdom From the Woods: Wary People, by Jim Shock

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Jim Shock, Wisdom from the Woods

“Life Lessons Learned from being around wary people.” The plunge hurts a little, but I respect anyone who cuts the cord and doesn’t leave you hanging. I’ve learned, it’s better to keep your feet close to the ground than have higher expectations of an average person who is incapable or reaching too far. – Jim […]

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Flipping the Bird, Issue #6

My yard is a beautifully landscaped oasis of flowers, ivy, and lush green hostas as far as the eye can see. At least, that’s what the yard was like when I bought the place. It was a big part of what made me fall in love with the house, but I didn’t think about the […]

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Rooster, Issue #3

I miss my neighbor’s rooster. Wait. Let me start again. I am not a morning person. I don’t return a “Good morning!” with a “Yeah, what’s so good about it?!” (OK. Maybe just once.), but I’m not chomping at the bit to see the sun rise, either. Lately, I have been wearing out the snooze […]

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Test-Drive, Issue #4

I’d like to share with you the story of one of 6 test drives I undertook recently. At first it was all very predictable. Before I picked a vehicle to take out, he showed me the different trim packages and explained why theirs are better than all the other cars on the road. Sure, sure. […]

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Homemade Beer, Issue #5

Recently, I have been trying my hand at homebrewing as a hobby. It’s been a little half-hearted on my part, truthfully, but I have been lucky enough to have a very enthusiastic partner in the endeavor. We’ve gone thru the process twice so far, I can safely say I have no idea how anyone does […]

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Dining out with Mom, Issue #7

If restaurants are Superman, my mother is kryptonite. No matter how reliable a restaurant’s food and service is, my mother can show up and the whole place just goes to pot. It’s as though they can sense her hunger, and it scares them. She came to visit me for a weekend recently, and we decided […]

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Issue #6 OUT NOW

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog

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Map Problems…

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog

You’ll notice the maps aren’t working properly. We are working to fix this problem because, well, we like you.

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What to look for in LBSPY Issue #7, 5.21-6.04

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog

BIG Events are Happening in late May/Early June! Rhythm Blues and all that Jazz @ Carnegie Hall (May 29th-2nd) Featuring some of the best jazz and blues artists you can find anywhere. Skip work and head to Carnegie Hall Thursday evening for a free kick off concert outside on our Ivy Terrace. Bring food and […]

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YOU are Invited…

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Christina Entenmann

YOU are Invited to the LBSPY Launch Party!!! Enjoy a SPECIAL Smooth Ambler MARTINI and other Drink Specials, DJ John Foster, EXCLUSIVE Copies of Issue 1, before its Feb 27th Distribution, & a RAFFLE @ 11pm… DON’T MISS YOUR CHANCE TO WIN A FREE 1/4 Pg Ad. (5″ x 5″ or Vertical) in any Future […]

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Christina runs an "Event Spotlight" on 95.3FM , 93.3FM WKCJ Oldies, and 103.1FM THE BEAR. This spotlight airs 3x a day (Monday-Friday) on both stations. 95.3FM reaches 45,000 listeners daily in Beckley, Greenbrier County, Monroe County, Summers County, and some of Mercer County!!! 103.1FM has been serving 78,000 listeners everyday in the Greenbrier Valley of West Virginia and the Alleghany Highlands of Virginia since 1983. We distribute 7,000 full color, free papers across 5 counties. Ad rates start at just $20! Click here for MEDIA KIT  

Set your Sights on the Harvest w/ Hashtag Lewisburg this November!

SET YOUR SIGHTS ON THE HARVEST W/ HASHTAG LEWISBURG THIS NOVEMBER! - Set your sights on the harvest w/ Hashtag Lewisburg! This November, we feature Mountaineer Guns and April’s Pizzeria in White Sulphur Springs, WV. You’ll also read about Buck Fever, Opioid Addiction, Great Expectations, Thanksgiving Day wine pairings, how to have a Free-Range Thanksgiving w/ Terrapin Farms in Renick, and so much more!  Also, Enter to […]

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Wonder How LBSPY 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 […]