Time spent with my friends was a chance to listen and learn about the folks in Macon County who are honest, wise, and very dedicated. This book of memories was written after sitting on their orches or in their living rooms and experiencing many blessings. Although I came from a much different generation and asked many questions, I was always welcomed.
A unique look at a boy’s childhood that shaped him into the man he is today. David Waldrop tells of growing up in the mountains of Jackson County, NC, and shares his knowledge of the demise of our American Chestnut Trees.