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A Monarch’s Arduous Journey

A Monarch’s Arduous Journey

The Monarch butterfly appears to be one of the smallest and most delicate of creatures, but in actuality it is agile and able to travel thousands ..

Cuban Roast Pork

Cuban Roast Pork

A delectable tradition for many that blows turkey off the holiday table. Juicy, mouth watering, and packed with the exotic flavors, this authentic..

Eggnog

Eggnog

If you love eggnog, then try this Cuban version called "Crema de Vey." It's creamy, sweet, and with a bit of rum just sinfully dangerous. 10 pa..

Fly Fishing in Appalachia

Fly Fishing in Appalachia

A line swishes back and forth above the water, and a fly lands with a quiet plop. The fish below begin to investigate the insect that has landed a..

Holiday Rum Cake

Holiday Rum Cake

Ingredients 1 c. chopped pecans or walnuts 1 (18 1/2 oz.) pkg. yellow cake mix 1 (3 3/4 oz.) pkg. instant vanilla pudding 4 eggs 1/2 cup co..

Mountain Flying in Autumn

Mountain Flying in Autumn

“When once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned upward, for there you have been, and there you will alway..

The Art of Landscaping

The Art of Landscaping

The bloom of spring often gets homeowners excited about gardening and landscaping. But many are at a loss when it comes to designing their yards. ..

Tracks of Winter Hikes

Tracks of Winter Hikes

It is the change of the seasons that brings out the best of nature. Spring brings a burst of new life, summer brings an array of flowers, fall rai..

Blue Ridge Express

Blue Ridge Express

Imagine for a moment mountains blanketed with snow, branches dripping with icicles, and water glazed over with a sheet of ice. These visions are w..