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Riding The Elk River Rail Trail

When I first see the trail, I don’t know which direction to start in.  I’m in Duck, West Virginia, at the northernmost point on the expanding Elk River Rail Trail.   I’m parked in a cinder lot, obviously made for trail … Continue reading

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Old Bridge at The Forks of Coal River

This walking bridge was built by the Oregonia Bridge Company out of Lebanon, Ohio in nineteen-twenty. There are two bridges here at the forks of Coal River.  The one you see here crosses the Little Coal River and the other, … Continue reading

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Overtime Interview

    The West Virginia Library Channel (channel 17, if you’re on Suddenlink) will be airing an interview with me about Overtime at 11:30 am, 5:30 pm and 11:30 pm today.  It will air at those same times for the … Continue reading

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afternoon post, September 9, 2015

. This morning we began our trail ride at Beard, West Virginia. There is little to identify the place now, only a few houses, a chapel now converted to a residence and a kiosk-sign posting a few pictures of what … Continue reading

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Evening Post, August 13, 2014: Excerpt from Novel

This evening’s post is a passage from my novel,In The Forest Of The Night. It is a description of a state trooper (who is investigating a murder) driving from the rural coalfields of southern West Virginia to the State Capital. … Continue reading

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If You Build It, He Will Come

If you build it, he will come. I had never been to Artie, West Virginia before, and neither had anyone else I knew.  Except Coach Tex Williams; he was born there.  But we, being long-time Saint Albans residents with tangential … Continue reading

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