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Literature abounds with references to stone fruits. They signal something luscious and, if not romantic, intensely pleasurable. But there is also something dark about them. 
The transition from summer to fall brings with it a sense of excitement for favorite pastimes, favorite foods and of course, favorite beers. The breweries throughout Western North Carolina never…
JUSTUS ORCHARD U-PICK PUMPKINS AND APPLES: Address: 187 Garren Rd., Hendersonville, NC, 28792 Hours: Daily 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Cost: Various prices depending on size of pumpkin or amount of apples Summary: U-pick apples,…
As the sweltering heat is nearing an end, the fall season provides many enjoyable outdoor activities. Utilizing the beauty of East Tennessee with a picnic can encourage locals and travelers…
I struggle with my wanderlust most of the year, but there’s something about the change from summer to fall that really lights a fire under me to travel. 
By Whitney White Living abroad with my family is simultaneously good, weird, and freeing. As I sit down to pen these thoughts, I‘ve just kissed my eldest goodbye and sent…
Nikwasi Initiative, a new nonprofit established in 2018 with the mission of preserving the Nikwasi Mound in downtown Franklin and expanding access and educational activities, has hired its first executive…
My sister was married last month in a small ceremony in Waynesville. 
My family history goes back a good ways in Northeast Georgia and particularly in Helen. My mom grew up on the headwaters of the Chattahoochee River. She and her four…
Welcome to the table, where I will contribute a semi-regular column about cooking and food and my insatiable addiction to both. Bound up in cooking is my creative outlet, my love…
A couple summers ago, my two little boys and I spent four days in sunny Orlando. It was a last minute idea. I was supposed to go on a girls’…
Last summer, I thought I could never lose weight — it was too hard, I was too busy and life just wasn’t fair. Today, I have lost 70 pounds with 30…
Q&A with Beth Sanderson Hooper: Teacher, Mom and Fitness Extraordinaire 
Part of our goal here at Rumble is to start and continue conversations among women. We want to know what’s important to you, what’s weighing heavy on your mind? What…
The second week of classes at Western Carolina University is now underway, and while the COVID-19 Pandemic means that it’s shaping up to be an unusual semester, many students seem…
RUMBLE: You are the first female to be lead principal at Tuscola High School. Is this meaningful to you?  Heather Blackmon: It is certainly an honor and very meaningful for…
College students around the nation adjust to a new normal amidst COVID-19.
By Laurie Bass Years from now, when we look back on the fiasco that is 2020, I wonder how we will feel about our foray into virtual learning and teaching.…
Rachel Clay is a voting rights activist. She works as the Southeast Regional Coordinator for the Campus Vote Project, a nonpartisan organization that works directly with colleges and universities to…
Our goal is to offer readers a beautifully curated email each week that will inspire and motivate women to live their best lives. By hearing the challenges and successes of other…
When I became a mom at age 29, I did all the things I was supposed to do, all the things society correlated with being a “good mother.”
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