Ray B. Rogers

Author of Depression Baby and more!

Category: Mountain Life (page 1 of 3)

Season 2 Premiere! Up From Hanging Dog

In the Season 2 opener, Ray tells how life in the little Depression-era town of Hanging Dog (just a stone’s throw from Frog Level) made an indelible impression on him. Show Notes

What Happened to the Hidden Spring?

Several years ago, I wrote a little story which is published in my book, Depression Baby. The title of the story is “BlackBerry Winter and Cobbler Too.”

I mentioned my grandfather taking me to a spring, with water coming from the granite mountainside and flowing into a bowl about the size of your bathroom sink.

This 10-year-old boy was intrigued as granddad cleaned the leaves from the bowl, and we watched (more…)

Ep. 28 – Granddad Rogers’ Apple House and Earl

During the long winter months when fresh fruit was scarce, biting into a crunchy Winesap apple was a welcome treat.

Don’t forget…right now you can get the COMPLETE audiobook of Depression Baby FREE… Just CLICK HERE Show Notes

Ep. 24 – Every Boy Needed One

Every boy needed one… Show Notes

Ep. 23 – Christmas (Circa 1930s)

Christmas was definitely different in the mountains of Western North Carolina in the 1930s… Show Notes

Ep. 22 – You’re Chicken!

Whoever originated this derogatory term must have never seen two roosters going at it in the barnyard… Show Notes

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