Monthly Archives: October 2013

Baskets, Poems and Naturalist…Bill

If you haven’t met Bill Alexander yet at Christy Fest, our resident nature lover/basket maker, you’re in for a treat! Not only is he the Grand Master of bark baskets, he is also a poet, philosopher and a protector of … Continue reading

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“Clothing” by Marilyn Mitchem

The Soul Winner October 1909 The approaching winter admonishes us that many of the poor Highlanders will suffer with cold, unless clad by generous hands, who are able to help them. This is especially true of widows and children, whose … Continue reading

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Water Darn Near Everywhere by the Possum Laureate

  Homecoming 2013 at the Christy Mission was again a pure joy to attend. I’d say nearly two-hundred and more made their way to Chapel Hollow throughout the day.   The Open Door church again assisted Larry Myers with set-up, cooking, … Continue reading

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