Liv Hefner

Addiction Fallout

Today, I’m not going to talk about the actual drug problem in West Virginia, or our wonderful town. We know it exists, we know it’s bad and we know we need a so...

Fifty Years Later

This week, we celebrated a man whose life changed the very landscape of the nation we call home. As everyone knows, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a clergyman,...

Beet and Berry Smoothie

My most vivid memories of beets come from when I was a kid and there would be a pickled beet on my plate. It's fuchsia juices would be running at an alarming rate toward other pieces of food on my plate (I can't stand for my food to touch) and I woul...

Realistic Resolutions

While walking through a department store the other day, I heard an associate telling a new hire that, “we move all of the workout clothing to the front because ...

Real vs Perceived Distance

The average American commutes 25.4 minutes to work daily. So, on average, they plan to spend at least an hour getting to and from work. For the zip code 26101, ...

Finding Gratitude

Dishes clank, timers ding, laughter drifts in and out of the hallways of the house. Family members sit down to dinner and pass around casserole dishes warm and inviting with the smells of family recipes. As the heaps of mashed potatoes are piled on, ...

A West Virginian Reputation

West Virginia, we need to talk. Again, you’ve become the victim of some really bad press because one of your residents decided she couldn’t handle basic human d...

The Gift Gallery of Vienna

The roads and rivers that lead us out of the Mid-Ohio Valley are often the same ones that bring us back. For Victoria West, owner of The Gift Gallery of Vienna,...

Lore

When I was little, my family used to camp in the Monongahela National Forest. My mom would cook over the fire, we hiked the local trails and enjoyed being out in the wilderness. We would also drive the 30 minutes to The Cranberry Glades. The Glades ...

Parkersburg Pop Con

This weekend, Parkersburg might look more like Gotham City, Metropolis, or Star City. Super heroes will roam the streets, villains might cause a scene, and the ...
Liv Hefner

Liv Hefner

Editor-in-Chief

Liv is a W.Va. based wedding photographer consumed by wanderlust. She seeks beauty in everyday things. Liv is a teacher, wife, daughter, indulger of all things Disney and unabashedly obsessed with her fur-babies: Henry and Pepper.

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