A video visit to Vu Ja De Vineyard in Spencer, West Virginia, where a young couple is growing and bottling some of the finest wine in West Virginia.
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September 13, 2014
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March 25, 2013
Comments Off on New York City Scenario 6: The Sound in the Subway
What is that sound? Descending into the Grand Street subway station in Chinatown in New York one cold day in March 2013, we hear a flute and something else. What is it?
July 29, 2012
I offer you this gander down a long road in the Zumwalt Prairie in northeastern Oregon. Where I hear tell, the gods — the good Old Gods (and the Goddesses) — still live.
July 20, 2012
Comments Off on In the Hills of Joseph, Part 5: Notes from the Empty Quarter
Leaving the Oregonian Rivendell of the Fishtrap writers workshop experience, a vast wasteland presents itself, full of cattle drives out of the 19th century, bearded wanderers on bicycle and the dry tang of the Empty Quarter.
July 15, 2012
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So, since my friends will ask, and family, too, what was it like, I fire up the MacBook Pro and sit down with a one-third glass of dark-red wine and set to put some words upon the screen. | A pictorial essay from the Zumwalt Prairie, Joseph, Oregon.
November 21, 2011
Crossing west to east across the swooping West Virginia hills, a watery pilgrimage I always make is to stroll to the midst of the arching bridge at Seneca Rocks.
October 28, 2011
A few photos from around the world and some words from a connoisseur of Blue Rooms. The first I noticed were rooms turned blue where people went to hide in the sure glow of the TV talking.
October 26, 2011
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It’s last year’s Milton corn maze but it’s fun to watch a wise-cracking Bill Lynch get confused and a corn maze is a corn maze. This video will give you an idea of what to expect at this year’s maze.
October 22, 2011
Comments Off on Seeing the roccoco Keith-Albee and one unrelenting film
Being inside the historic Keith-Albee Theater in downtown Huntington is sometimes like being on drugs without the drugs. Photos of the interior on the way to seeing the unreleneting ‘Biutiful.’
October 19, 2011
Depressed and demoralized by reading up on Republican candidate debating points, what is a blogazine editor to do but take a break and turn to soothing photos of flowers, cats and rainbows.
July 25, 2011
If you’re looking to chill out in an organically sound and sweet fashion, we cannot recommend more highly picking blueberries as the morning mist rises off the Appalachian hills in the West Virginia outback.
July 9, 2011
Comments Off on Of cookie tables, jerkwater towns and undiscovered gems
Is Pittsburgh cooler than Austin? Are cookie tables the next hipster find? Is Weirton, W.Va., a jerkwater town or the next undiscovered gem? Or both? A Blogalachia re-post poses a few timely questions.
May 20, 2011
Huntington, West Virginia stars in one of Harvey Pekar’s final books in his lifelong project of chronicling the average moments in an average – if rumpled and depressed and obsessive-compulsive – guy’s life.
May 15, 2011
Comments Off on Found Video: ‘What Happened to the Bull’s Jewels’
A charming found video, even if the camera is a little shaky and the subject is how a Calhoun County bull lost its jewels.
April 15, 2011
An elephant cuts loose on the streets of southern West Virginia and our video cameras were there to cover the action, start to finish, front to back.
April 11, 2011
They had dreamed of an elephant, an elephant for the parade each Spring that capped off All Together Arts Week in Mercer County, West Virginia. But where do you get an elephant?
March 31, 2011
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In WestVirginiaVille’s ongoing quest to find the coolest, most interesting and/or diverting videos across the Commonwealth, an offering by Rick Lee of clouds in a rush.
March 26, 2011
International adventurer Bear Grylls rode the Gauley River rapids in West Virginia for a deoderant ad. Some fans just weren’t buying in.