Floyd County, VA: Blog Grand Opening!

Please stop by Southern Mountain Melodies, the brand new and still growing website for our friends Mac and Jenny Traynham. These local musicians are familiar faces (and voices) in Floyd, and it’s time their music gained a wider listenership. This is a specially important time for them to become more publically accessible in as much […]

Wounded Wood

Back when we first moved to Goose Creek, I was chatting excitedly with a woodworking friend about my idea to grow walnuts on our land as an investment crop for our children’s future. Walnuts make exceptionally beautiful pieces of handcrafted furniture. “I wouldn’t bother” she discouraged me. “Walnuts growing in Floyd County are often gnarled […]