Tag Archives: Galax VA

Breakin’ up Christmas

Breakin’ Up Christmas is both the name for 12 days of partying, dancing, and music making ending up on January 6th, Old Christmas day, and also a song sung during that period. The tradition harks from the area that roughly includes Surry County NC, nearby Grayson and Carroll counties in VA, and the independent city […]


Can you imagine how it felt to be full of milk and have no child to suckle?

Please welcome guest blogger Arlynda Lee Boyer. She grew up in Hillsville, VA and received her BA in history from New College of Florida. Her new book “Buddha and the Bud Car: The Spiritual Wisdom of NASCAR” will release November 2009. I find it very interesting that the list you cite in “125 reasons you’ll […]

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