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Exhibit explores life with challenges
By HOLLY KOZELSKY - Bulletin Accent Editor

At the “Infinite Possibilities” exhibit, Tabby Myall’s photograph stands out from the others.

Amid the peaceful landscapes and somber self-portraits looms a large, bright green, cheerful, smiling stuffed-animal frog.

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Exhibit a group effort
By HOLLY KOZELSKY - Bulletin Accent Editor

“Infinite Possibilities,” the new exhibit at Reynolds Homestead, gives insight into what it’s like to live with mental illness.

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Girls will be girls
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By HOLLY KOZELSKY - Bulletin Accent Editor

In my family, we’re not too strict on gender roles. The ladies can do what the guys can — build parts of a house, chop down trees, put oil in the engine and air in the tires.

(Of course, our family does respect gender lines to some point. None of what the girls can do ever has opened the guys up to sewing curtains or decorating cookies, though they have planted a few hostas and made dinner a time or two.)

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Cooking developed through the years

By TARA LUCAS - Bulletin Accent Writer

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Carver resident Margaret Thomas won’t tell you that she was always a skilled cook. Thomas learned to cook the hard way — through trial and error.

“I come from a really big family,” she said. By the time she was out on her own, “I would cook too much all the time. When you come from a family of 11 it’s hard to learn to cook for one or two,” she said.

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A classic goes chocolate


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I’ve lived my entire life between the southwest mountains of Virginia and the Sandhills of North Carolina. I think that makes me a true Southerner.

It’s surprising when things so natural to my Southern self are alien to others. Grits, for instance. I serve cheese grits to all of our house guests from ‘off’ just to see how they react. You wouldn’t believe how many people don’t eat grits just because the name sounds strange.

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Forms are available from the Accent Department to announce engagements, weddings, births, anniversaries, birthday milestones and club activities in the Martinsville Bulletin.

Completed forms and photographs that are returned by noon Wednesday may qualify for publication the following Sunday.

While the Bulletin makes every effort to ensure that no photographs are damaged, it cannot be responsible for any harm that may come to any photograph.

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