Monthly Archives: May 2016

Visiting the D-Day Memorial

Author’s Note: Memorial Day seems the appropriate day to post my impressions of the D-Day Memorial. (Click on images in the Gallery for full screen images.) During my trip to southwest Virginia, John and I, both veterans (he is a … Continue reading

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Roaring Run Falls and Furnace

Over the past few years, one of my photographic missions has been to photograph every waterfall I can. So, on my recent trip to assist my long-time friend, John, with his house sitting duties, I was pleased to note that … Continue reading

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Visiting the Botetourt County Historical Museum

When it was first established in 1770 Botetourt (pronounced “bot-te-tot”) County extended from its current location in the mountains of southwest Virginia, all the way to the Mississippi River, and included all or part of what are now the states … Continue reading

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Mr. Lincoln if You Like Red

Photo of the Week This Mr. Lincoln Rose has been in the yard for at least five or six years, but never in the right location. I recently established a rose garden of sorts along a rail fence in full … Continue reading

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Radishes – A Childhood Flashback

You never know what is going to evoke some distant memory. This summer, we put in a “real” garden for the first time in many years—and that is only because my neighbor kindly agreed to let me use a corner … Continue reading

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Brief Hiatus

One or two of you may have noticed that I have not posted a blog in the past couple of weeks. There comes a time, at least for me, that computer time becomes “enough!” Recently, I have been taking on … Continue reading

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