Category Archives: Events

Saturday April 27, 2019

51 degrees, sunny, and windy. Today we had another Blue Ridge Parkway workday. The one today was an event held by the Park Service with clean up going on the entire 498 miles of the Parkway. Our local chapter worked … Continue reading

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Saturday March 30, 2019

51 degrees, partly cloudy, and calm this morning. I left here around 8:30 to meet some other volunteers on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Parts of the Parkway and all public services are not yet open for the tourist season. Our … Continue reading

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Monday March 4, 2019

27 degrees, cloudy, and windy with snow flurries. It’s now 28 degrees, cloudy and windy with snow flurries. With the wind chill we are down into the teens. Low tonight of 17. I went to the gym and bank and … Continue reading

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Monday December 3, 2018

Gym this morning. The temperature when we went out was 46 and sunny but windy. With no precipitation in the forecast for the week I finally had a chance to wash the car. However, we go from a high today … Continue reading

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Monday October 22, 2018

I am reading Murder In An Irish Village by Carlene O’Connor. It was 36 degrees, sunny, and calm when we went out this morning. Not as heavy a frost as we had a few days ago. I went to the … Continue reading

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Saturday September 9, 2018

Another volunteer day with the Friends of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Yesterday was preparation for today’s Brineger Cabin Day. Each year the Friends hold a celebration day doing crafts such as making apple butter, dying and spinning wool, etc. showing … Continue reading

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Wednesday August 22, 2018

It’s been a long but rewarding. I drove over to Boone, NC, about an hour and half away this morning to the Modern Subaru dealership. The only Subaru dealership close by is in Winston but it is owned by a … Continue reading

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Sunday September 24, 2017

Had a great weekend away. I met my friend Marcy for dinner on Friday night. Frances and Al had an early evening event planned. Saturday morning we Al, Frances, and a friend Bob Mays and I left Winston around 8 … Continue reading

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Saturday September 16, 2017

Today is the Mountain Heritage Festival in downtown Sparta. I signed up to work in the museum from 10 – 1:30. We also had a tent on the sidewalk outside the museum where we were selling local history publications, cakes, … Continue reading

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Saturday August 12, 2017

I had some errands to run in town this morning. Update on the husky. JoAnne texted me yesterday afternoon that she had escaped through a window knocking out a window screen. They searched for her but never did find her. … Continue reading

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