My Dog & I: Back to Work

Welcome back, everyone!! I am really hoping that all of you are in one piece and coping with the “new normal!” During this time of upheaval, many of you have found interesting and exciting ways to make “lemonade from lemons” and have added new elements to your lives. New projects, new methods of working and […]

Future Doc: Chicken Littles En Masse.

Our truths have the potential to free us or enslave us. The TRUTH is often not where and what we think it is. Frequently, it’s not what it should be nor what we hope it to be. Fear and anxiety are tools of control. As fewer and fewer own “the truth” we receive a bought […]

Cosmic Jive: It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year… Almost

It’s that time of year again. 95 degree days, choking humidity, sunscreen and cold lemonade. Yup, that’s right…the dog days of summer! But don’t let the sweltering heat and merciless mosquitos get you down. It’s important that we all remember there are certain constants within our universe. And one of those constants, perhaps the most […]

Off the Beaten Path: On Beauty

Well, it’s been a long time since I wrote my last column. It seems like forever. Not that time has ceased for one moment its terrifying aspect of accelerating year after year. But, with all the strange things that we’ve been forced to endure over the past several months, it does seem to me sometimes […]

WV Artist on Display: Don’t Be Afraid to Throw Paint On

Alice-Gervais Sabatino is a painter and painting instructor with a focus primarily on landscape, executed in a loose and colorful style. Her emphasis is on moments of celestial transcendence seen through the lens of a night sky or a group of trees. Alice-Gervais was born in Miami, and raised in NYC and West Virginia. She […]

Offbeat: Ready to Catapult into the Music Industry. Interview w/ MA’AM.

Amy McIntire and Mary Ashton of MA’AM, the classic country duo from the mountains of West Virginia, are hosting an online crowdfunding campaign for their brand-new studio album, Fire Pink. They need your help to fund this new album with Plaid Dog Recording Studio Producer, Mike Davidson in Boston, MA. They have been working hard […]

Sugar Bear’s in White Sulphur Springs offers Buildable, Loveable, Take-Home Kits

Sugar Bear’s Toy Store is offering Take-Home Kits with animals of your choice! Ranging in price from $16 for an 8” animal to $22 for a 16” animal, these kits are a fun way for children to experience an instant connection with their new stuffed friend. Shop owner, Nicole Bostic, originally launched these kits around […]

Around Town: West Virginian Wins $20,000 in Tacori from Local Store

Every day at Tacori is a celebration of love and through a partnership with Lewisburg Diamond and Gold, a Lewisburg local has recently won $20,000 in Tacori jewelry. In mid-July last year, Tacori announced they would give away $100,000 in jewelry to a total of 5 winners. The rules for entry included visiting a Tacori […]

Healing Corner: Back to the Center.

We are being called to the center of ourselves, where there is a calmness like the calm that exists in the eye of the hurricane, where stillness somehow still remains. It feels as if the world is in complete and total chaos, from protests to political unrest, documentaries on everything from the 13th Amendment to […]

Guns and Cornbread: Young Guns Head to SCTP Nationals!

Youth will be served. This week a group of young shooters from West Virginia will travel to Marengo, Ohio and the Cardinal Shooting Center. The Cardinal is a state-of-the-art shooting facility that among other things offers 52 Trap houses and 14 Skeet fields. The guys and girls from the Mountaineer Clay Crushers Team will be […]

Biz News Block: K2 Motorsports

Let K2 Motorsports apply their skills, commitment, and passion to your vehicle and off-road needs. Owned and operated by father and son team, Keith and Kelvin Filzen, this shop is a full-service facility that provides top-level diagnostic and repair services, complemented by in-house fabrication, 2WD, 4WD, AWD dyno tuning services. They cater to specialty vehicles, […]

Adventure is out there! Hammer Cycles is the Mechanism to get you there.

Riding a bike is a great way to maintain social distance, get some exercise, enjoy fresh air, and feel connected with the Appalachian Mountains and rivers around us. Whether you’re interested in road riding, cruising the river trail, or braving the downhill course at Snowshoe, Hammer Cycles in White Sulphur Springs has the right bike […]