When Robert Weil started collecting images for the Contemporary Makers book in 1973 the challenge to record contemporary gun work was daunting. Living alone on the side of a mountain means you can sing as loud as you want as you go about carrying hay to sheep and a scruffy pony. I loved this myth the first time I heard it. My first impression was that it was a gorgeous tale, and with the elegance of a truth.
Douglas Forest Protective Association stopped the Quiet Mountain Fire at small size Monday afternoon, NE of Camas Valley (Photo by Kyle Reed, DFPA). If I let my body and mind do what it wanted all the time – which is worry instead of act – nothing would get done.
Her customers knew her for the pretty mountain scenes she painted and sold at the Artist’s Attic in Gatlinburg, Tennessee—landscapes impelled by the views outside her cabin in this tourist town in the Smoky Mountains, where she had lived for nearly forty years and where she liked to paint by the creek, listening to the soothing sound the trees made in the breeze.
Over the decades, our courses have ranged from experiential learning trips and teacher training to field trips that take learning beyond the classroom into mountain wilderness areas. Like most organizations, the Raven Rock Mountain Complex sponsors some recreational events for their employees like the Commander’s golf tournament and the RRMC Tunnel to the Top 5k run/walk.
Mountain Jam is a three-day festival featuring bands across 3 stages in one of the Northeast’s most pristine natural amphitheaters. When I say the world stopped, I mean that I have a very strange relationship to time now. I was spending too much time on social media and was starting to get creeped out by the weird messages from guys, people monitoring when I was online, and the politics of strangers.