This sort of late cold snap happens often enough that there's a name for it -- Blackberry Winter. Kind of like Indian Summer, but in reverse.
So we light a fire; I make soup for lunch and contemplate baking a comforting pound cake. . .
Sept 7, 1-4 pm at Chimney Rock Park
Writers on the Rock
Cost: Included with Park admission
Date: Sunday, September 7, 2014, 1-4pm
Description: The culture and heritage of Appalachia is an experience like no other, and it serves as the perfect backdrop for a variety of storytelling. View the soaring cliffs and stunning valleys of Chimney Rock and the Hickory Nut Gorge as you get to know your favorite author and meet some news ones during Writers on the Rock. Over ten authors who have written about Appalachia will gather in front of Cliff Dwellers Gifts for book readings, signings and one-on-one chats. Diane Norman, Managing Editor of the Hendersonville Times-News, will host this special event, and local poet Eddie Cabbage will provide Poetry on Demand. From cooking to memoirs, poetry to mysteries, you’ll have the unique opportunity to meet authors who have made their mark in the world of Appalachian literature.
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