Winter in the North Carolina Mountains means something different for each person. Tourists love seeing the beautiful white snow cover the ground, while local farmers pray they can tend to livestock during the snowstorms. For me, snowfall in the mountains brings back many wonderful memories from my childhood. To this day, snow days are the […]
Hundreds of articles have been written about the Appalachian and Blue Ridge mountains. As many as there are, words can’t describe what it’s like living within the many hollers and hills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Many authors think they know what life in the hills is like. I believe however, that until they themselves […]
I am part of the thirteenth generation of Cox’s living in these mountains. Growing up in a strong Southern Baptist family native to the Blue Ridge Mountains, there was little time for play and plenty of time for work.