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CONTRIBUTORS

Joan Vannorsdall
(Our Blue Ridge Towns) knew from age 12 she would
live in the Blue Ridge...and aside from a few years
in the Midwest, she's been true to her word. She
calls Clifton Forge, Virginia home, spending her time
writing and teaching yoga. In addition to stories for
Blue Ridge Country, she's the author of two novels,
"Solitary Places" and "The Hearts of Soldiers." Her
op-ed essays have appeared in the New York Times
and Washington Post. Her third novel, "The Other
Side of the River," is in progress.

(Creature Feature, Alan Shuptrine), is an awardwinning journalist and author who enjoys
writing about interesting people and places. Her
work has appeared in Smithsonian, The New
York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Southern
Living and many other publications. An avid
flower gardener and nature enthusiast, she's
written the Creature Feature column for Blue
Ridge Country since 1998.

Ginny Neil

Angela Minor

(Strange Things in the Mountains) lives with her
husband on a farm tucked deep in the Appalachian
Mountains. Her articles have appeared in Blue Ridge
Country, Grit, Country Magazine, Country Extra,
and elsewhere. When she's not writing or drawing
for magazines, Ginny writes dramas for the Christian
drama service, Skit Guys and sends picture book
manuscripts off to editors in the hopes of being a
published children's author someday. Follow her at
thesingingfarmwife.blogspot.com.

(Destinations profiles) has lived, traveled, (and
birded) across the southern U.S. to the Rocky
Mountains, in Alaska and the Caribbean, and
seven countries in Europe. Freelance travel
writer is her third career, following teacher and
small business owner. She serves as a field editor
with Birds & Blooms and as "Park Watch" beat
writer for 10,000 Birds; and authors the state
park birding series for Bird Watcher's Digest.

REPAIRS

Mea Culpae, Photo Dept.
* From May/June's From the Editor
column: Thanks to ever-alert reader
Bob Kinsey of Roanoke, Virginia
(whose company once wrapped
the building in Christmas ribbon):
The building shown is not the one
where Mast General Store will
locate, but is instead an earlier
home of the the now-defunct
Heironimus Department Store. The
building shown, since demolished,
was at the corner of First and
Campbell in Roanoke; the soonto-house Mast is at the corner of
Church and Jefferson.
* From May/June's Letters, we failed
in our second attempt to show
a correct image of a spicebush
swallowtail. Kind provider of the
photo Chris Allgyer of Big Stone
Gap, Virginia, sends along the
correct one once again.

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Nancy Henderson

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