Love the impressions you are giving. Oh, how I wish I could have held on to my opportunity to stay on in Boone, at Appalachian State, instead of moving over to Jackson and Lambuth (now U of Memphis). Mountain folk may still be divided but, yes, they are more understanding, more forgiving and by all means, kinder.

Possessor of Paul Newman eyes. Author of many things straightforward and strange. Some of them appear here. “Women zai shuo ba” as the Mandarin say. Born 2016.