Winter Weather Alert: revisited

A dog out standing in his field

Funny how the feel in the air can bring back sensory memories, goose bumps or prickly heat, depending. Below, the oral version of Winter Alert: Mixed Message Warning from last year. I think it’s included in What We Hold In Our Hands: a Slow Road Reader.  If this seems to be a good way to do things, I’ll likely re-record the few “podcasts” now in the sidebar and replace that with clickable titles to these audiocasts, so stay tuned. I’ll also tag these as “audio” so they can be pulled up via the clickable categories dropdown in the left sidebar. If you’d rather save the link and listen later, here it is:

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Fred First holds masters degrees in Vertebrate Zoology and physical therapy, and has been a biology teacher and physical therapist by profession. He moved to southwest Virginia in 1975 and to Floyd County in 1997. He maintains a daily photo-blog, broadcasts essays on the Roanoke NPR station, and contributes regular columns for the Floyd Press and Roanoke's Star Sentinel. His two non-fiction books, Slow Road Home and his recent What We Hold in Our Hands, celebrate the riches that we possess in our families and communities, our natural bounty, social capital and Appalachian cultures old and new. He has served on the Jacksonville Center Board of Directors and is newly active in the Sustain Floyd organization. He lives in northeastern Floyd County on the headwaters of the Roanoke River.

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  1. So nice to hear the author’s voice reading this. Thank you. I enjoyed it very much, as I do everything on your blog.