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2013-2014 -- Healthy Seasons
to our Native World!

(Click above for ACR's Great Escape Cyber-Tour MultiSection)




2013-2014 -- Happy ThanksGivings
to our Native Land!

(Click above for ACR's Baubles & Bubbles Light Show SuperSection)




The theme for ACR's Holy Days
2013-2014 in-the-works update is

"PAX AMERICANA: Retro Revival"
(Click above for Holy Book detail reference)


jH graphic icon 'Making It Back Home' -- click for Jobo TN Digital Folk Art Christmas Village 2011-2012


2013 - 2014 Happy New Years
to our Native World!

ACR,'The Nest' -- click to enlarge
(Click header above for ACR's Americana Travel Tweets MultiSection)



Holy days in the USA 2010-2011
Holiday Cheer in Jonesborough TN, USA 2012-2013
(click above for Jobo Tennessee seasonal pix)
(click graphic below for folk art slideshows)
2012-2013 Historic Jobo TN Seasonal Greeting Collage -- click for slideshow
"Holy days are home made!"
(click title above for Jobo Tennessee Folk Art Village)

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Historic Jobo TN All-Season USA WonderLand -- click for enlargement, click above for Village Historic Jobo TN All-Season USA WonderLand -- click for enlargement, click above for Village

Waves, acrylic by Susan Tipton, Erwin TN
Graphic above: Waves, acrylic by Susan Tipton, Erwin TN


graphic: Nana, acrylic by jH -- click for jH GraphicMix graphic: Sailboat, digital by jH "We will not release the full potential of half of the world's population until globally we address the issue of equality; until countries, communities, and households around the world acknowledge women's rights and change the rules of inequality." -- World Bank President Robert Zoellick, 9/14/2011



"We are the information age. You can’t beat us. Join us." -- Chelsea Farnam (a 2010 graduate of Milligan College and a writer for IBM Global Content Services) in Don’t let legislators teach children bigotry, hate for Johnson City TN Press, 6/7/2011

"... These are serious times. Every American’s job is on the line. The United States produces 23 percent the world’s wealth although we are just 5 percent of the world’s people. People in the rest of the world are figuring out that their brains are no different than ours and they are using their brainpower to create the kind of standard of living that we have.... I am a very Republican Republican. I grew up and live in a congressional district that hasn’t sent a Democrat to Congress since Abraham Lincoln was President. My great-great grandfather once was asked his politics and he answered, ‘I fought for the union and I vote like I shot.’...." -- Tennessee Senior Senator Lamar Alexander


National Science Foundation Career-Life Balance Initiative





Video above: Johnson City TN's Accoustic Coffee House hosting The Barefoot Movement,
a band that's performed also at Jonesborough's Music on the Square spring/fall entertainment series
staged before the town's historic Courthouse building
(Click here for more of this great band's music and info)





"MANDALA of each unique individual"

4/12/2011-4/9(6/23)/2015: "SESQUICENTENNIAL Remembrance: We The People"

Click for Mountain Empire gem Lightnin' Charlie and friends singing and playing great music on a continuous stream "JAZZ NOTES in the Misty Blue:

A Mountain Empire Anthology"




Don't forget to check ACR's extensive Up-To-Date Archives and XYZ Index Illustration by Marjorie Harris Scranton of Appalachian art, history, music, poetry and prose! Use Key Search to find a specific author or title.

Holy Days Features -- Archive Links: click for BFA 'Altar' page


"Free Verse" by Fay Campbell;
"An Appalachian Christmas" by Carolyn Moore;
"Merry Holy Days" by Mirandy;
"God is an Owl" by Kim Upton and "Artful Worship and Praise" by Margaret Gregg;
"The First Christmas Gift" by Eunice Soper;
"Occupy Christmas," "Holiday Rooms--Arts Array," "The Test Drive," and "Holiday Home" by Jeannette Harris
;
"ACR Quote Closet 2008-2012" by various authors


Nelly, a nannygoat baby -- click for story 'Sweet Pea'
Video Note: If videos are "stuttering," let them play through one time (to get the data in memory for technophiles) and then choose "Replay" for a continuously smooth stream.

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Historic Jobo TN Collage -- click for enlargements supersection

Jobo TN Lakeside Community Light-- click for enlargement


Table of Contents
(Updated for November December January 2012/2013)

(Updated for November December January 2013/2014)

Made in the USA by American citizen/taxpayers


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Inscriptions

BY FAITH ALONE
Servants and armies of the Light
"INsight: Callin' It As I Sees It"
by Jeannette Harris
COUNTRY RECKONING
Regional short stories, verse and articles
by Jeannette Harris
"Stocking Stuffers: Reminiscence Revival"
EVERY DAY MATTERS
Musings from a naturally poetic land
by Max Ehrmann 1927
"ACR's Holiday Pax Americana Desiderata"
GAS LAMPS AND COBBLESTONES
Valley and hill culture notes
by John Charles
"Soul Soliloquy: May 25 2013"
HOLLER NOTES
Regional stories and articles on Appalachian life interests
by tba
"'poveimart' or 'chibeniez'"
(ALL THAT) JUBILATION JAZZ
Joys and delights of town and country life
by Jeannette Harris
"Hobos of the CyberAge Arts Array"
MOUNTAIN EMPIRE
Observations and insights from Appalachia
by various author artists
"Pax Americana I and II"
NATIVE DAYS
Every day life
by various authors
"Figures of Speech: Past Imperfect"
OCCASIONAL TREATS
Unexpected, unscheduled gems of interest and variety
by Harold Janzen
"Three Pieces
PEAKS OF UTTER
High points in literary expression and experience
by Jeannette Harris
"Eleanor's Kitchen"
RIVERS SIDE
Country prose and verse
by Dave Waldrop
"Justice and Liberty"
RUSTIC REFRAIN
Articles, prose and poetry on traditional life and pastimes
by Dr. Frances Lamberts
"Wildflowers of Tennessee"
WHOLE WOMAN
Exploring experience and consciousness
by Zeinab Bandpey
"Equations of Peace: An Iranian Woman's View"

click for ACRInc's Air Anniversaire Anthology Multisection
Air Anniversaire: Dirt Road Anthology

Mountain
Features

A DIFFERENT DRUMMER
music, graphics and quotes from around the region, nation and world
APPALACHIAN HOME
Notes on the scene and environment
by Dr. Frances Lamberts
"Fresh food "
BACKWOODS RECIPES (Larder Arts)
Down-home cooking section
COUNTRY CALENDAR
Reviews of recent regional events with links to resources
COUNTRY TALK
Mountain soliliquies, sayings and colloquialisms
GET AWAY TALES
Humor in travel and on the trail
by Dr. Frances Lamberts, Kim Upton
"Preserves"
GLORIA!
A celebration of spirit in prose, poetry and graphic arts
by Mirandy
"Past and Future"
WINDING ROAD
Life's ups and asides, curves and bends, dips and drop-offs
by Jeannette Harris
"Chameleon: Living Remains"

American Folk
Tributes to our diversity, musical and otherwise
Appalachian Scenes
Graphics, listings, links to regional attractions
Baubles and Bubbles
Twenty-stage cross-cultural multi-media digital extravaganza Sound & Light Show
Bridgeworks
Multi-spiritual info and inspiration from throughout history and around the globe
Links to Appalachia
Regional website listings
Mobile Media and Key Search
TeenyTV, RoustAbout Radio, TechnaToyz, SiteSearch and more
Our Music
Musical videos, link listings and playable instruments
Site Credits
Corporate structure and background info
Site Scene
Publishing info and history
SuperPlane Quickload
Listing of and links to all stand-alone,multi-component, independently-related ACR supersections
TripLink
Travel around the world via internet websites
Up-To-Date Archives
Compilation of ACR content from 1996 onward


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The Tennessee Pearl ArtMart Gallery Archive





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