From the Publisher: Embracing New Traditions

What are your favorite memories of celebrating Christmas? When I was young, both…
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From the Editor: A Time to Give Thanks

This has certainly been a year where we are reminded of the important…
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From the Editor: On the Street Where You Live

One day when I was 4, my mother decided it was time to…
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From the Editor: Play Me Some Mountain Music

I have loved bluegrass music ever since I can remember. The pulse-quickening twang…
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From the Editor: Seasoning the Summer

“And what will you have?” The waiter indicated to me with a nod…
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From the Editor: A Teachable Moment

As our exceptionally long spring melted into summer, we slowly began easing back…
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From the Editor: United We Stand

The COVID-19 crisis has taken us all into unchartered waters; I never thought…
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From the Publisher: Courage and Community

As I write this letter to you, our readers, it’s early Monday morning,…
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From the Editor: Hello Spring

I love March. Spring seems to yawn and stretch with the first cheery…
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From the Publisher: Thirty Years of CMM

May 1990: Emily and Henry Clay hosted a launch party for CMM. Thirty…
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From the Editor: Deck the Halls with Boughs of Holly

I am not sure where 2019 went, but it’s hard to believe that…
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From the Editor: Cultivating an Attitude of Gratitude

One of my favorite aspects of the American tradition is that we devote…
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