Tag: West Virginia

  • One Man’s Appalachia Is Another Man’s Crapalachia

    One Man’s Appalachia Is Another Man’s Crapalachia

    I have always felt – and will always feel – a connection to my home state of West Virginia. It’s very much an organic connection to the land; the mountains. Yet, the impetus for this connection is one of fate. As Ron Currie writes in¬†Everything Matters!, who we end up taking out a mortgage with […]

  • Time Well Wasted

    Time Well Wasted

    My dad told me I was wasting my time. My West Virginia University Mountaineers were about to face off with the University of Cincinnati Bearcats in the second round of the 1998 NCAA basketball tournament. Admittedly, the prospects were not good. Cincinnati was the number two seed in the region, WVU was the number ten […]