Diana Hunt Archive

On the Side: Persephone, Goddess of Spring

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Diana Hunt, On the Side

Goddess of SPRINGTIME and daughter of Zeus and Demeter her return from Hades marks each spring. She was driven into the underworld after an ill-fated encounter with pomegranate seeds. Her mother fought relentlessly to free her from Hades and Zeus! Demeter, her mother is the Mother Goddess of harvests. Zeus and Hades plotted to drive […]

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Elegant Elders in the Arts: Jeff Diehl, West Virginia’s Master Potter

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Diana Hunt, Elegant Elders in the Arts

Calling Jeff Diehl “a Master Potter” is a bit too diminutive compared to the impressive body and largess of his life’s work as a Master Ceramicist, Kiln Builder, Teacher and Authentic Human Being. “I was born with clay in my blood,’ states Diehl matter-of-factly. His great-grandfather worked as a potter in Germany and his grandfather […]

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No Irish Goodbye for Patrick O’Flaherty

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Diana Hunt, Elegant Elders in the Arts

It’s almost impossible if you are a certain age and watched TV to ignore the charisma, charm and characters’ comparisons between our Washington Street’s The Irish Pub and “Cheers”. “Cheers” is a sitcom featuring a neighborhood bar with a cast of great characters that ran for roughly a decade beginning in 1982 and 1993. The […]

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Elegant Elders in the Arts: A Power Couple Encouraging Goodness in the World

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Diana Hunt, Elegant Elders in the Arts

Together they are the epitome of what anyone would desire in a relationship. They encourage goodness in the world and make it a better place by being together.”, Urban Dictionary definition of a Power Couple. There is this definition too, “a couple consisting of two people who are each influential or successful in their own […]

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Elegant Elders in the Arts: An Inside Look – Interview / Allan Sizemore, Carnegie’s Caretaker.

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Diana Hunt, Elegant Elders in the Arts

Any Elegant Elder of the Arts knows the arts can be messy, scary, sketchy, unpredictable and totally challenging. Allan Sizemore is the prime caretaker of one of our most Elder, most Elegant Art venues, Carnegie Hall. He oversees the daily care and maintenance of this elegant member of our community. She stands tall, graces Church […]

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Elegant Elders in the Arts: Enchanting our Valley & Beyond w/ Susanna Robinson

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Diana Hunt, Elegant Elders in the Arts

DIVA is a celebrated female singer; a woman of outstanding talent in the world of opera, and by extension in theatre, cinema and popular music. Our Elegant Elder in the Arts this moon is truly a Diva in the greatest sense of the word. Susanna Robinson’s voice has enchanted the Greenbrier Valley and Beyond for […]

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Mountain Scene: Elegant Elders in the Arts Serving the Greenbrier Valley.

So often, natural aging in our culture is viewed as a withering time of loss and invisibility. Social media, ads, pop culture and endless “shows” encourage us to “fight it”, ignore it and apply umpteen “cures” to keep it at bay. We deny and dye the grey. We shun or glorify the aging population but […]

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Mountain Scene: Women of Washington Street in Service

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

By: HashtagWV / 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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Mountain Scene: Women of Washington Street in Hospitality

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

HOSPITALITY: “the friendly and generous reception and entertainment of guests, visitors, or strangers.” The “Farm-to/Table” movement is thriving in Greenbrier Valley. This region is blessed with a plethora of farmers, orchards, organic growers, kindly raised poultry, rabbit, beef, lamb and so much more. Adding to the local Table we have local wineries, distilleries and breweries […]

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The Renaissance is Coming + WIN 2 TIX this May!

The Renaissance is Coming + WIN 2 TIX this May!- This May, let word travel that the West Virginia Renaissance Festival will be in full swing this June at Hollow Hills Farm in Lewisburg. Hours are 11am-8pm every Saturday and Sunday, rain or shine. For the second year, lords and ladies, knights and knaves will stroll the grounds of Hollow Hills Farm for four weekends […]

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WONDER HOW HASHTAG LEWISBURG CITY PAPER REMAINS FREE?- Wondering how Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper gets published and distributed FREE every month 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 HASHTAGWV comes […]