In the Spirit of E.W. Pearson: A Poem

Building and maintaining community is sometimes messy, sometimes uncomfortable, often hard work, and almost always rewarding.  The truth is:  We need each other.  Probably in ways we’ve never imagined.  And, if we’re wise, we will turn to those who came … Continue reading

E.W. Pearson & local self-reliance…

As a relatively new member of the Burton Street Community–one who, as a child, was frequently found sitting at the feet of her elders–listening to stories of the long-time residents of this unique mountain community is a special treat!  Each … Continue reading