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Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

An Appalachian Advocate

By: Carole Ann Borges Margo Miller, the Executive Director of Appalachian Community Fund, is a woman on top of her game. The path from a tiny farm with an outhouse, to overseeing a large non-profit organization, wasn’t easy. Miller credits her extended family and her rural upbringing for her success. IDYLLIC CHILDHOOD Recalling her childhood in

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Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

REVIEW: The Ali Files/On the Town with Ali Akbar

By: Carole Ann Borges REVIEW: The Ali Files/ On the Town with Ali Akbar Bill McGowan, authorCeltic Cat, publisher73 pages$12.00 soft coverBill McGowan’s book The Ali Files is about his friendship with the late Horace Pittman (aka...

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Monday, September 1st, 2014

The Unlimited Universe of a Lady Trucker

By: Carole Ann Borges “She’s what? You have to be kidding?!” That was my first reaction when I heard that my friend Dona Omanoff was now driving a big-rig cross-country for a living. The last time I...

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Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Health Journey: Overcoming Four Cancers

By: Carole Ann Borges When Linda Hill talks about her fight to survive the simultaneous attack of four different cancers on her normally robust body, her arms fly away from her sides. One fist pounds against the...

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Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

Excerpt from “Dreamseeker’s Daughter”

Carole Ann Borges’ memoir Dreamseeker’s Daughter recalls her family’s unusual journey down the Mississippi River on their way to the South Sea Islands. A truly unique view of America in the 1950s, Dreamseeker’s Daughter will make you laugh...

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Friday, August 2nd, 2013

Interview with Pamela Schoenewaldt: New Book Available Sept. 3rd

by: Carole Ann Borges Photo credit: Kelly Norrell Knoxville author Pamela Schoenewaldt’s first book When We were Strangers established her credibility as an accomplished writer capable of drawing a national and international audience of readers. A Publisher’s Weekly...

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Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

Senior Citizens Rock with SilverSneakers

by Carole Ann Borges Today’s seniors rock, but not while sitting in old wooden porch chairs. Today’s seniors are getting up, getting out, and getting fit. Anna Patterson, a brown haired woman with a big smile arrives...

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Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

Light My Kindle Fire

By: Carole Ann Borges If you hang out with any book lovers these days, you will undoubtedly hear heated discussions about the Kindle. Wrapped in a nice leather cover the new reading tablet looks like a book....

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Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

A Big Literary Smooch

by Carole Ann Borges Wally Lamb, this year’s guest speaker at the Volunteer Ministry Center’s “Carry the Torch” fundraiser at the Knoxville Convention Center, is a very funny man who writes books on serious subjects. I first met Wally in 1985...

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