Woman-Space at Heron House

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| By Anya Robyak | There are plenty of venues in Asheville for the big shows – downtown and the River Arts district locations that seat hundreds for some of the most popular acts and tours. But what about artists, …

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Redefining the History, Color of Appalachian Poverty with OpenDoors of Asheville’s Jasmine Middleton

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| By Lauren Stepp | The War on Poverty might just be the longest battle these mountains have ever faced. Officially declared by President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964, the campaign has featured artilleries of federal aid and failed bootstrapping …

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Mary Edwards: A Voice for Kids

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| By Kiesa Kay | As a girl, Mary Edwards got hurt. Her parents weren’t her perpetrators, but she ended up in foster care. She learned to hide her tears and smile even when she felt full of pain.

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Speaking of Style: Fashion vs. Style

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| By JeanAnn Taylor | For the month of January, I wrote about the importance of determining your personal style and gave a few pointers on how you can use your signature style to make a positive impact. The February …

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Thirty Years of Powerful Voices

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| By Susan Lachmann | “I hear in my mind all of these voices I hear in my mind all of these words I hear in my mind all of this music And it breaks my heart, it breaks my …

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Angélica Reza Wind: Our Proactive VOICE for Action and Compassion

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| By Jonna Rae Bartges | When an estimated 10,000 people braved the weather in January to march in Asheville the day after the inauguration, one of the speakers they came to hear was a first-generation American daughter of Mexican …

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Brewing Up A Storm: Brandi Hillman – Keeping with Tradition

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| By Anita Riley | If you ask Brandi Hillman where she gets her tenacity, she’ll tell you it comes from her mother, who learned it from her mother. “My maternal grandmother was from a large, tobacco farming family in …

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Meet Our Advertisers: Aging Projects, Inc.

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Aging Projects, Inc. is expanding to assist aging in place & needs your help!

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Piecing a Community

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| By JeanAnn Taylor | This past January 17th, over 100 members of the Asheville Quilt Guild came together at the Lutheran Church of the Nativity in Arden, NC for their 2017 Community Quilt Day. Their mission for the day …

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Meet Our Advertisers: Dr. Allan Zacher

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Eliminate or reduce age spots with laser therapy AND treat acne! Age spots, liver spots, “sun kisses” – all are medically termed ‘solar lentigines.’ Age spots on the face can be distressing and are frequently covered with makeup. These seemingly …

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A Morning-after Conversation with Asheville’s Mayor

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| By Arlene Winkler | “I stand before you as a product of the blood, sweat, and tears of our foremothers that marched before us to make every aspect of my life a possibility,” she told us on that glorious …

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March Snippets

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| By JeanAnn Taylor | “A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song.” – Maya Angelou

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February 2017

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All the content from the February 2017 “Talking About Relationships” issue! FEATURES The Coptic Conference Speakers’ Bios February Snippets by JeanAnn Taylor Remembering Victoria: An Ordinary, Extraordinary Life by Marie Cochran What Is This Thing Called Love? by Helen Andrews, …

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From The Health Experts: CBD – The Ins and Outs

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| By Mike Rogers and Bill Cheek of Nature’s Vitamins & Herbs | We get a lot of questions about the cost and use of CBD. The simple answer is that retail cost ranges from $19.99 to $275.00, but obviously …

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