I got to see the beautiful restoration of the Jefferson Theatre in Charlottesville, VA today. Between talks by the old owner and the man in charge of the current restoration the Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society’s Quarterly Meeting was a great success. The thought and care […]
Looking at the world from my small rural acres in the Blue Ridge.
On a stop over in Chattanooga, birth place of Bessie Smith, my friend Kelly and I took a long walk around the River Walk section of the downtown. The Tennessee River meanders through the city center and the public areas were full of families enjoying […]
On my long three weeks journey, after a few days in spent Oxford, MS at the Southern Foodways Alliance Conference, I crossed the Mississippi River at Helena over to W. Helena in Arkansas. At Pine Bluff High School I talked African American foodways and gardenways […]