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Hillbilly 101

In keeping with my current theme about misconceptions, I thought I would offer a little clarity to those of you out in Readerland who think you know what a “hillbilly” or “redneck” is. I was born, raised, and still live in the greatest of all hillbilly states–West Virginia.  In the course of my life I […]

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A Hillbilly in New York, Part 2

     Well, we made it back.      I think the trip went remarkably well.  It’s taken me a few days to get this post up because I’ve been in recovery since we got home (at 4:30am!)  Also, I think I’ve spent some time digesting what all we saw, and fielding the questions that my son […]

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A Hillbilly in New York, Pt. 1

     Yep, you read that right–we are going to New York City.  A friend of mine is a music teacher, and she is taking a group of her kids to perform in Carnegie Hall (practice, practice, practice) and she invited us to go along! How cool is that?      I am VERY excited.  Now, I’m […]

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