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When Life Kicks You . . .

Life has certainly delivered a kick to us all with the Covid-19 pandemic shutting down businesses and schools and forcing folks to “shelter in place”. At this writing, we are asked to stay home because of the winter weather creating…

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The return of heyday

We often talk about the heyday of Red Boiling Springs. “Heyday” describes those plentiful days in the 1920s and 1930s when our little town was beaming with tourists and activity. The origin of the word heyday goes back to the…

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Where the healing waters flow

“Red Boiling Springs’ growth as a resort was built on the reputation of its abundant mineral waters. In the 1920s, there were said to be over 50 springs in the Red Boiling Springs area, and five different kinds of water,…

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Good night, John-Boy

The Waltons was a television series broadcast during the 1970s. It was based on the childhood recollections of Earl Hamner. It is a story about the trials and triumphs of a multi-generational family during the Great Depression and World War…

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Telling Our Story

October 2019 Each October, since 1973, in the little town of Jonesborough, TN thousands of people from all walks and seasons of life gather under tents to hear stories. Why do they come? Storytelling is as vital to our lives…

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