Friday, September 11, 2015

Episode 3 - Story

Word of the Day: Story

How mountain people feel about story
Story as the language for passing down skills and religion

Greenberry House, Meadows of Dan, 

The story of Greenberry House and how it all happened, with the German Angoras from ISeeSpots Farm in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Beth's Australian adventure - fishing in the Indian Ocean, 1975
Aussie Glouchester Tree that Beth climbed, Western Australia, 1975.
Quite an adventure coming back down!
The story of how teenaged Beth went to Mondaring, Western Australia with the Rotary Club Exchange Student Program.

A Little Sweet...

Leslie on connecting knitting with story: 
Kathleen's moss stitch sweater using hand dyed wool spun into a two ply sport weight yarn.
Caleb's Crossing by Geraldine Brooks, read by Jennifer Ehle

Beth on her talk, "Postcard 101" For the Reynold's Homestead Postcard Club

A Little Tart...

Forever Grateful by Silas Turman

Book Reviews:

Forever Grateful by Silas Turman

From Edwin, to Miss Nellie Ludwig, Germantown, Pennsylvania
Had a Good Time: Stories from American Postcards by Robert Olen Butler, including a visit with Beth's collection of postcards following Edwin's courtship of Miss Nellie Ludwig.

So romantic!

A Little Unexpected...
The Stories of a West Virginia Doctor by Harold Almond

The girls decide to avoid the local controversies in favor of a sweet story, read by Beth, from her father's book, The Stories of a West Virginia Doctor, by Harold Almond. There is discussion of the changes that fall is bringing to Meadows of Dan, eating local from the Farmers' Markets in Stuart and in Floyd. Reference to the book Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver. Your hosts will return in two weeks with a new word of the day.

Music Attribution
by cdk
featuring oldDog

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