Miss Miriam's Mirror

There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that receives it.

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justenoughisplenty:

Waiting for a nibble, a mountain woman wets her line in fast-flowing Little Rock Creek near Bakersville. Finding the Appalachian valleys crowded, settlers built their cabins in the high hollows. Here an individualistic people preserve the colorful speech, traditions, and self-reliance of their hardy forebears.
National Geographic - February, 1962

justenoughisplenty:

Waiting for a nibble, a mountain woman wets her line in fast-flowing Little Rock Creek near Bakersville. Finding the Appalachian valleys crowded, settlers built their cabins in the high hollows. Here an individualistic people preserve the colorful speech, traditions, and self-reliance of their hardy forebears.

National Geographic - February, 1962

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