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May has been a silent month. A month of quiet activities that revealed the noises that so often go unnoticed, nature’s background music. Just like chamber music in an elevator, the sounds of nature need to be the center of … Continue reading
The pond is frozen. The New River Valley has finally taken a plunge into the deep freeze of winter. The fickle sun brightly beckons me outside but the thermometer sitting on 8 degrees over rides the urge to walk about. … Continue reading
There was snow at dawn this morning. A tranquil beginning bringing us one day closer to the beginning of a new year.
When last week started off with this beautiful sunrise, I suspected that I might be taking a technology break and I did. I spent my week before the holidays away from the computer and immersed in my favorite activities of … Continue reading
From the mountains, across the Piedmont and Tidewater and onto the beach is a trip of about four hours from the New River Valley. How odd that a bird with no interest in playing in the snow would make the … Continue reading
I enjoyed the company of some very talented quilters this week who had assembled for several days of camaraderie, creativity and inspiration. Their quilter’s retreat at nearby Claytor Lake is an annual event and I was treated to lunch and … Continue reading