Tag Archives: Virginia

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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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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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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April A to Z Blogging Challenge – Day Twenty – Six – Zorro

Day 26 of the April A to Z Challenge. For thirty plus days we have had such an excitement at the thought of creating twenty-six posts corresponding with the letters of the alphabet. When I decided to take on this … Continue reading

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April A to Z Blogging Challenge – Day Twenty-Two – Virginia Creeper Trail

If you need an escape from the concrete jungle you call home then maybe you would like to visit the mountains of Southwest Virginia. Notice I mean the southwestern end of the great state of Virginia, home to several presidents. … Continue reading

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April A to Z Blogging Challenge – Day Twenty – Tornado

I live in the mountains of Virginia, twenty-two miles from the Tennessee state line, just a few hundred yards from Interstate 81. I can be in North Carolina within an hour, and Kentucky about the same. Where I live is … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Local Flavor

Write a piece about a typically “local” experience from where you come from as though it’s an entry in a travel guide. If you need an escape from the concrete jungle you call home then maybe you would like to … Continue reading

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