Appalachian Street Jubilee in Marlinton, May 25th

One of the things I love about living, working, and playing in West Virginia – perhaps my most favorite thing – is how well the people here have preserved their truly unique heritage and how joyously and proudly they celebrate it, from canning to dancing to music-making. There is an authenticity and genuine “American-ness” in […]

TURNING 30 and the Five Kübler-Ross Stages of Grief by Tiffany Blair

My sister is turning thirty. For some reason, this makes me feel really old. I’m two years older than she is, yet somehow I feel as though her turning thirty is like my turning thirty a second time. I’ve decided that the five Kübler-Ross stages of grief are the only way I can possibly work […]

Mountain Paradise by Craig Miller

A mountain paradise like no other, Adventures on the Gorge in Fayetteville, WV provided the perfect one-night getaway for my birthday celebration last week. I was turning one year younger again, and during the start of this new cycle, all I wanted to do was listen to running water, stare off into the distance from […]

David Wax Museum at Carnegie Hall

A rainy night in Lewisburg, but there’s music to be heard, something not the run-of-the-mill, something young and different. Something with a girl and an accordion. Something with a nice young man in a suit and his sweetly scruffy companions. David Wax Museum, fresh from just plain busting loose at last year’s Newport Folk Festival, […]

Natural Care by Future Doc

A female patient entered my office with chronic, intermittent episodes of neck pain and headaches of several years duration. She has had previous chiropractic, physical therapy, and medical treatment without satisfactory results. My evaluation revealed that she did indeed have spinal misalignment. It was further determined that her neck and thyroid gland were weakened by […]

Celebrate Dandelion Festival in WSS, May 23-27th

This Memorial Day weekend, come out and enjoy the West Virginia Dandelion Festival hosted by WSS Main Street and the City of White Sulphur Springs. Festivities begin Thursday, May 23 and close with a parade in honor of Veterans at noon Monday, May 27. The fun begins on Thursday, May 23rd at the White Sulphur […]