Music Among Friends

Stop by Maness Pottery and Music Barn in Carthage on a Tuesday night, and you might think you’ve found a concert. But it’s really just a gathering of neighbors who enjoy bluegrass, good food, and each other’s company.

On The Porch

Even when the space is still there — a front porch with room for a couple of rockers, maybe a swing — time to enjoy the tranquility seems to have moved just beyond our grasp.