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Although I have traveled far and wide, I am never far from the Monongahela Valley. I am a second-generation American; the Old Countries are never far from me. The wood, and hills, rivers and “cricks” have given me an appreciation for nature.

    An exciting day, and I hope to return to Augusta to this venue, perhaps finding new ones! the best part was to see how people connected to my poetry. Whether it was a place we had in common, or ethnic connections, or the appreciation of language.....it was awesome! Thanks to all who made this possible!