Posts Tagged ‘North Carolina’

Dr. Harley Jolley …”Mr. Blue Ridge Parkway”

At the age of 92, one may accumulate many credentials … all of which are true. Seasonal ranger and historian for the Blue Ridge Parkway as a young man… Veteran of the Civilian Conservation Corp (CCC), even as a younger man… Veteran of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor…. Distinguished retired Professor of History at Mars Hill […]


“Choose and cut” becomes “choose and slaughter …”

Agriculture tourism has taken a new turn at the holiday season when the traditional expedition to the mountains has been to choose and cut your own Christmas tree.  Enterprising turkey farmers in North Carolina are now promoting the opportunity at Thanksgiving time where one chooses and slaughters their own turkey. I wonder what will be […]