Category Archives: Virginia

Come See My Hometown – Barter Theater – Abingdon, VA

In 1939 a fellow named Robert Porterfield decided to re-frame the arts scene in the small town of Abingdon, VA, located half way between Roanoke, Virginia and Knoxville, TN forever. His idea was to establish a playhouse where local folks … Continue reading

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Come See My Hometown – Plumb Alley Day – Abingdon, VA

Within the hills and mountains of Southwest Virginia, not West Virginia, now, but the west end of the Commonwealth of Virginia, there is a small town named Abingdon. Each Memorial Day weekend on Saturday about 20,000 people swell the town’s population … Continue reading

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Graduation Day 2016

In each of our lives there are days we point to for a long period of time, events we refer to as milestones, or time checks where we mentally and physically transition from one setting or perceived state to another. … Continue reading

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South – Daily Post – 17 May 2016

I don’t always answer the Daily Post prompts, many times because their just isn’t enough hours in the day. But when I saw this one I could not turn away. The one word prompt is South, and I have something … Continue reading

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Come See My Hometown

I am proposing a new recurring blog event, called Come See My Hometown, where the participants will write a blog post highlighting some unique historical site, festival or event unique to your region. For instance, in five months Bristol Motor … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Happy Place – 10-9-15

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Happy Place.” My wife and I took a couple of days this week and visited the Blue Ridge Parkway, a 469 mile motor route through the gorgeous Blue Ridge Mountains of … Continue reading

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