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Paul Clayton

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 05.03.2014 | Entertainment
Anne Margaret Daniel

Paul Clayton (l) and Bill Clifton, Bill Clifton & Paul Clayton: The First Recordings via Bear Family Records Paul Clayton Worthington was born on M...

Cold Days, Warm Nights at These Five Great American Ski Towns

BnBFinder.com | Posted 04.19.2014 | Travel
BnBFinder.com

Great ski towns these days aren't just about great slopes. While that is of supreme importance when choosing a mountain to ride, it isn't all that matters when deciding on a ski getaway destination. A beautiful and quaint town, artisan boutiques, friendly locals and personalized lodging are just a few of our criteria.

Thanksgiving at Fairfield Farm

Bill Marriott | Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel
Bill Marriott

For years, all during the 1940s, my father was searching for a place in the country where he could relive his early years, riding horses and tending sheep. Finally, in 1950, he found his dream place, Fairfield Farm in Hume, Virginia, not too far from Front Royal, Virginia.

Our Obsession With Canopied Trees

Heather Hummel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Heather Hummel

An artist knows that anytime a photograph draws you in by making your eyes travel through the scene, their image will gulp you up like a shark does a minnow. I believe there is more to it, though.

Roadtripping in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Monique Stringfellow | Posted 08.19.2013 | Travel
Monique Stringfellow

For a perfect short road trip, the area starting around D.C. and heading southwest into Virginia is among the best. From Northern Virginia's horse country to the Blue Ridge Parkway and Shenandoah Valley, you'll find a mix of nature, history and charm.

A Road Trip Through The Blue Ridge Mountains

Illeana Hoffman | Posted 12.10.2012 | Travel
Illeana Hoffman

On the last leg of our journey we reversed direction and headed north to West Virginia through every back woods and windy road in Appalachia.

How Architects Live #2: Peter Culley and Spatial Affairs Bureau

Jade Doskow | Posted 11.05.2012 | Arts
Jade Doskow

2012-09-06-jadedoskow300.jpgWaiting for Peter at the diminutive Charlottesville airport (complete with crafty dioramas depicting the history of the region), I expected he would show up in a sleek, 1960's sports car. He pulled up in a beat-up black pick-up truck, explaining that he used to own such a car but it bottomed out on the dirt road up to his house. I was now thoroughly intrigued.

Preparing Dinner The 'Mountain Men' Way

Posted 06.01.2012 | TV

On the series premiere of "Mountain Men," (Thu., 10 p.m. ET on History) viewers were introduced to (mostly heavily bearded) people who have chosen to...

WATCH: A European Village In America

Kari Haugeto | Posted 06.03.2012 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

Alas, a Bavarian ski vacation is not in this year's budget.

Coast-To-Coast By Greyhound Bus

Peter Mandel | Posted 05.02.2012 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Why would you ride on Greyhound instead of driving -- or grabbing a train or plane?

Dog Days of Summer in Toad Suck

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 09.08.2011 | Travel
Maggie Van Ostrand

I just got back from a cross-country drive with my two dogs and boy did we have a few adventures along the way. We were headed from Southern Californi...

4th of July in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Millie Kerr | Posted 08.31.2011 | Travel
Millie Kerr

They say that home is where the heart is. Mine belongs in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, to this cottage, which is currently primed for an epic 4th of July celebration.

Hooked On Virginia's Crooked Road

Lea Lane | Posted 09.20.2011 | Travel
Lea Lane

Interested in fiddle and banjo music, crafts, galleries, small towns and Americana? You'll find them on The Crooked Road, about 250 miles along Virginia's southwest corner.

Edible Radio Episode 57: Smart Food with Diane Flynt of Foggy Ridge Cider

Edible | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Edible

Download this podcast. Subscribe to this podcast on iTunes. Edible Radio Episode 57: Smart Food with Diane Flynt of Foggy Ridge Cider. Welcome to...

Obama Vacation: North Carolina Weekend Visit

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — First stop for the first couple's weekend getaway on Friday was a roadside restaurant that President Barack Obama visited duri...