15 January

Whiskey with a West Virginian: Eva Ball

Whiskey with a West Virginian: Eva Ball

Whiskey with a West Virginian was born out of an idea to connect with my fellow mountaineers. I have an urge to discuss how we as a community can make our state better, as well as get back to my journalism roots a bit. These are not formal interviews, but rather fun opportunities to connect, have a […]

8 January

CHOCOLATE GRAVY

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CHOCOLATE GRAVY

I remember being a kid and my mother making chocolate gravy on the weekends. My mother’s recipe tastes slightly different than my Mamaw’s, or my aunt’s, but still delicious just the same. When I was younger, I used to say I didn’t like chocolate gravy, but now looking back, I have no idea why. What child would […]

1 January

ONWARD

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ONWARD

On New Year’s Eve, I got my ass out of bed and went to my favorite yoga class. I hadn’t been all week, and I was feeling anxious. I knew I wanted to prepare for the new year and not enter it completely crazy (only a little bit). On the last day of what has […]

14 November

RISE UP

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RISE UP

This is a photo of me on Wednesday morning. I got out of bed in a haze around 7 a.m. I had taken a shower at 3 a.m. because I couldn’t sleep, and tossed all night long, periodically checking CNN on my phone to see if this was real. I couldn’t stop crying. My husband couldn’t sleep either. […]

31 October

Life These Days: October 2016

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Life These Days: October 2016

It’s been a while, people. My life has consisted of writing a lot of essays and papers these day, but that doesn’t leave much time for real life blog posts. Often times it doesn’t even leave enough time for a clever Instagram caption. But here I am. As a writer, I feel myself growing, and […]