Wherein we explore Springtime in Appalachia, and the wonders of ramps! Delicious treasures to seek and find, while savoring the sweetness of the return of spring. Find out more at www.wildful.wordpress.com, a one-stop vacation station for all the fun, culture, lore, history, and outdoors activities in the Allegany Highlands.
Wherein we explore the beautiful barn quilts that bring the Garrett County landscape to life in every season, and learn how this new version of a traditional art form was born. Featuring and interview with Cheryl DeBerry, historic photos from the Western Maryland Historical Library, and the music of Carolyn Carter and the band "Lone Redwing." It's all at www.wildful.wordpress.com & your favorite podcast player.
Wherein we explore the heritage/scenic WMSR railroad that brings us up close and personal to the magic of yesteryear, and the importance of the steam locomotive in the transportation theme of Mountain Maryland as a Gateway to the West. Be a part of history, as you get "All Aboard," and all in, on this epic part of the American journey, at www.wildful.wordpress.com. Your one-stop vacation station.
Wherein we explore the what it means to have 2018 be designated as "The Year of the Bird," why birds matter, discover some unique celebrity birds, and learn where the best places are to see the most unusual birds, in Western Maryland. Extensive info & show notes at www.wilful.wordpress.com. Your one-stop vacation station. #BirdYourWorld in 2018!
Wherein we chat with High Mountain Sports owner Steve Green about how to look good, feel good, do good out on the slopes and the trails this winter. Learn about all the new technology to keep you warm and comfortable, while doing your best and having fun outside this season. At www.wildful.wordpress.com, exclusive Mountain Maryland podcast radio station.
Wherein we explore an unusual Christmas gift, a true story of war, peace, & Christmas. It's the link to the YouTube video explaining a song by world renowned folk singer/songwriter John McCutcheon about a true and amazing event that happened on Christmas in 1914, near the end of World War I. All at www.wildful.wordpress.com. Mountain Maryland's exclusive podcast radio show.
Wherein we chat with General Manager Jerry Geisler about recent developments at WISP, the season opening, the world's largest yurts, and how far the resort has come since it's humble beginnings in 1955. www.wildful.wordpress.com.
Wherein we explore through snippets of an interview with Garrett Trails' Ashlee Boyd what's going on with Garrett County's trail development and it's exciting progress on multiple fronts, and how to get out this winter & enjoy those trails with the ancient art of snowshoeing: Easy, inexpensive, family friendly, and a great way to see that Winter Wonderland. All at Www. Wildful.wordpress.com. Your one-stop vacation station.
Wherein we devote the whole episode to an interview with Executive Director Ashlee Boyd of Garrett Trails on all the news that's fit to feature about the vision, plans, progress, and benefits to the county. www.wildful.wordpress.com for show notes, links, and info. On Twitter, Facebook, Youtube, Stitcher, iTunes, and Google Play.
Wherein we explore some old timey Appalachian Christmas traditions, hear some lovely hammer dulcimer music, and interview one of Garrett County's cherished artisans, Connie Pardini, to find out how she became a metalworking jewelry artist, where she gets her inspiration, and what good stuff she has for us to buy to satisfy our Christmas gift lists. At www.wildful.wordpress.com. Please follow, subscribe, rate, rank, share, and review!
Wherein we offer a multitude of historical, cultural, and contemporary takes on the meaning of the Thanksgiving holiday; how to enjoy it; and how to reclaim it. Some great "did you know" facts about Thanksgiving in Appalachia. At www.wildful.wordpress.com. And on iTunes and Stitcher for your listening pleasure. Please like, rate, rank, review, share, & subscribe! Thank you!
Wherein we explore why we love to be scared so much, & then proceed to do so. Show notes with with scary videos and more are at www.wildful.wordpress.com. Please like, rate, rank, review, share, and subscribe... thank you!