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Was it self-defense?

A gentleman—a long-time native of Middle Tennessee—related this story about his great grandmother, that took place around 1930 in the mountains of Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau. Background In all likelihood, this story was set in an area without electricity. Electricity would … Continue reading


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Lizards, Turtles and Snakes, Oh My! – Snakes Part 1

Category: I Grew Up on a Farm in Virginia From as far back as I can remember, I have been fascinated with all creatures, but especially reptiles and amphibians. My parents encouraged my curiosity. Lois knew most of the reptiles … Continue reading

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