Recently I watched Paranormal Activity 4. Did anyone else observe how blatantly normal everything first appears? Continue reading
Berwin Lake in McDowell County, WV – a great place for fishing!
Let’s pretend you left the big city, ran to some of the tallest mountains in southern Appalachia, and opened up shop in a remote area with lots of wilderness. That’s exactly what I did and am now delighted to be serving as Marketing Assistant for Tom Acosta Studios.
While the comforts and convenience of a big city can make one lazy when it comes to staying informed and aware of business news and changes in the industry, the illustrious, wild outdoors of a remote area can make it difficult to stay indoors and keep a keen eye on other things.
If you ever find yourself working out in the wild, here are a few things I’m doing to stay connected and forever joined to the conversation!
Free Your Inbox / Free Yourself: Unsubscribe From Unnecessary Emails
Email goes everywhere you go, except, at least in my case, on hunting and fishing trips. As an “office person,” I have found myself having a new fondness for my emails. Continue reading
HOLLOW (teaser) from Elaine McMillion on Vimeo.
Click here to vote for “Rediscovering McDowell County, WV” at the Institute for Emerging Issues’ Discovery Forum web page!
After 2 years in the City of Oaks (Raleigh, NC), I decided to return to my roots and am now actively trying to help reshape the community where three generations of my family (on both sides), has always called home.
McDowell County, WV is one of the most impoverished places in rural Appalachia. Layoffs from the coal mining industry, natural disasters, and other negative forces have wreaked havoc on the community.
Fortunately, a grassroots effort and other significant projects are starting to bring McDowell County back to life! See the Hollow: An Interactive Documentary clip for a taste of life in McDowell County, WV these days.
I am submitting a presentation at the 2nd Annual Discovery Forum, a presentation series from the Institute for Emerging Issues, and need your help! Please vote online by selecting “Rediscovering McDowell County, WV” at this link. One can select up to 8 other presentations at the bottom of the page and be sure to click “done” to cast your vote.
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