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The Future of the Mountains: 25 Gen-X and Gen-Y People Making a Difference

Writers, musicians, activists, researchers, educators, visionaries… here are 25 Generation X and Y people who are making a difference in our region. This is by no means an exhaustive list – who would you add to it? more »

Jul 1, 2013 by in Features

The Future of the Mountains: Damien Heath

View a view interview with Damien Heath, owner and chef of Lot 12 Public House in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., profiled in Cara Modisett's July/August 2013 story about 25 Gen-X and Gen-Yers Changing the Mountains for the Better. more »

Jun 21, 2013 by

The Future of the Mountains: Erika Johnson

Hear more from Cara Modisett's interview with FloydFest's very own Erika Johnson, profiled in Cara's July/August 2013 story about 25 Gen-X and Gen-Yers Changing the Mountains for the Better! more »

Jun 17, 2013 by

The Future of the Mountains: Kathlina Alford

Hear more from Tennessee Aquarium Conservation Institute Research Associate Kathlina Alford, profiled in Cara Modisett's July/August 2013 story about 25 Gen-X and Gen-Yers Changing the Mountains for the Better! more »

Jun 17, 2013 by

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The Train to Maryland

No more steam locomotives, except scenic excursion trains, but Amtrak is still a wonderful way to travel and I go by train any chance I get. more »

Aug 12, 2012 by in Ridgelines

Weekend Words: Madeleine L'Engle and the Tooth Fairy

Weekend Words: Madeleine L'Engle and the Tooth Fairy more »

Jan 28, 2012 by in Ridgelines

Music, Mosquitoes and Memories

It’s been a year since I last heard that fall sound, the sound of my youth, floating on the cooling air in our neighborhood of an afternoon, before the leaves have started changing but after the sky has started taking on its crisp, colder blue. more »

Aug 20, 2011 by in Ridgelines

An overlook on Potts Mountain.

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Autumn Drives in June, Part 2

The second trip I made – in June – for fall drives – was into West Virginia, along a route that can intersect with the Virginia highlands route as well. more »

Jul 16, 2011 by in Ridgelines