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Letters From Leton: Laurel Thicket

Growing up in the Appalachian Highlands generally meant much time in the woods, including adventures of exploring and eventually returning home for supper. Occasionally your path would take you to a dense laurel thicket that you had to maneuver through. Often halfway through the thicket, you had doubts about the adventure and just wanted to… Read more »

Thirty-Eight Days

Imagine that your family is adventuresome – very adventuresome. So, you decide that you are going to sail around the world – in 1971 – leaving Cornwall, England. The trip is going well until your 43-foot wooden schooner is attacked by Orcas (killer whales) and sinks in the Pacific Ocean. For the next thirty-eight (38)… Read more »