Jerry Apps: Farming, writing, and community

Jerry Apps has had a lot of titles in his life, including writer, journalist, teacher, professor, historian, editor, storyteller, expert, and many more. But there's one title that he credits for his success in all of those other careers: Farmer. While stationed at Fort Eustis, VA in 1956, Jerry was intrigued by his fellow troops … Continue reading Jerry Apps: Farming, writing, and community

Fighting isolation during the COVID-19 crisis

There's no doubt about it: It's an ever-changing time. COVID-19 continues to spread in our communities, and many have taken to self-quarantining to feel safe. We're washing our hands, avoiding touching our faces, and monitoring the news for more information. All of these things are important as we face a pandemic. But another thing we … Continue reading Fighting isolation during the COVID-19 crisis