Groovy Highway Archive

Groovy Highway: Mother Nature’s Incredible Technicolor Leaf Show

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

Hello, Friends.  Happy Autumn !!! When talking to people indigenous to the area and who have lived here most, or all of their lives, I have found that quite a few say that there is nothing to do around here. Mostly younger people, I might add. I think that a lot of them yearn for […]

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Groovy Highway: The Adventures of… Thriftstore MacGyver & His Dog, Fleamarket. “Finding Gold in the Dollar Store”

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Groovy Highway, Johnny Tassa, Random Prophet

Hello, Friends and Neighbors. Thriftstore MacGyver here on Groovy Highway. You can call me T.S.  …’cause there’s really nothing I can do about it… Anyway, it’s just T.S. Ha ha ha ha. First of all, there is a little MacGyver in all of us. Example: We all have used duct tape for at least a […]

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Groovy Highway: Can’t Buy Me Love…But Children Can Always Make Me Smile. by Random Prophet

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Groovy Highway, Johnny Tassa, Random Prophet

Hello, Friends and welcome to another installment of Groovy Highway. Hot, sticky August to be exact. Wear shoes. No one shall ever burn their feet on Groovy Highway. That just wouldn’t be groovy a’tall. First of all, I gotta say. “Wow”! …and my most sincere and humble “Thank You”. I have had overwhelming response and […]

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Groovy Highway: Planting the American Dream

By: HashtagWV / 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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Groovy Highway: Summer Breeze in 1972. May We Never Pass this Way Again.

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Groovy Highway, Johnny Tassa, Random Prophet

It’s a sunny Summer day in 1972. I can smell the honeysuckle in the air. A bit humid in the sun, but a nice breeze if I can find some shade. I skid my bicycle along the sidewalk . . . leaving the desired long black skidmark from my wide ‘Cheater Slick’ white letter tire […]

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Groovy Highway: Are Strangers Really Perfect? People are Strange Every Day… I am Everyday People.

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Groovy Highway, Johnny Tassa, Random Prophet

My best friends are perfect strangers. Everyday people. I am everyday people. I like everyday people and I get along fine with them; therefore, my best friends are strangers. Being strange myself, I have always been a stranger; therefore, getting along with strangers is understandable.. . and remember, we are talking strangers here; not weirdos.  […]

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Groovy Highway: High-Heeled Mushroom

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

It was late . . . or early, depending on your perspective. It was about 4:20 AM to be exact.  To me, it’s not the next day until the Sun also rises.  . . So, it was still tonight; which made it late and not early to me.  . . and not yet tomorrow, either. […]

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Groovy Highway: Subliminal Message from the Hills

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Groovy Highway, Johnny Tassa, Random Prophet

I was born in Washington DC. Living there practically all of my life, I have heard just about every foreign language on the planet. As I entered adulthood, I’d be lucky to find another English-speaking person some days. Believe me, depending on your day, this really does happen . . . and it’s frustrating as  […]

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GROOVY HIGHWAY: THE ROOT AND FRUIT OF THE VINE… AND IS HEAVEN JUST A SIN AWAY?

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

Hi, Friends. Last month the ‘Wheel of Random’ landed on serious. This month I am getting back up to speed on Groovy Highway and do what I do best. Random. Random is often my best friend. Different or strange is very much needed in this world. I just don’t know how much it’s really appreciated, […]

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GROOVY HIGHWAY: IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE’S PRISON SENTENCE… OR IS IT? DEPRESSION REARS ITS UGLY HEAD.

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Groovy Highway, Johnny Tassa, Random Prophet

Life …  We are born. We are given this life whether we want it or not; a life for which we did not ask. Is it going to be an easy life? Is it going to be a hard life? Is it going to be a short life? Is it going to be a long […]

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Fall Fashion & Fun Things to Do w/ your Lewisburg City Paper!

Fall into Fashion & Things to Do w/ your Lewisburg City Paper! - Fall into Fashion as unique as you are at Wolf Creek Gallery in downtown Lewisburg. Since 1994, Deva Wagner (owner of Wolf Creek Gallery) has invested thousands of hours into this creative store to offer the coolest up-and-coming brands that have people stopping her clients in the streets. The store offers a selection of carefully curated […]

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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 […]