Category Archives: Events

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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Friday August 11, 2017

Off to the gym this morning. My friend JoAnne is going by the shelter this morning to adopt our little husky friend I took to the shelter on Wednesday. They are going to name her Macey. Since they needed a … Continue reading

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Wednesday August 9, 2017

Yesterday morning when I was going over to the neighbor’s house a man in a pick up stopped and introduced himself. He asked if I knew about a stray dog running loose and described our little husky friend that has … Continue reading

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Sunday June 25, 2017

We, including Colin, spent yesterday afternoon and evening at local amateur radio club’s Field Day event. Colin behaved very well especially since he is not used to being on a leash. The weather was perfect with about 20 people attending. … Continue reading

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Tuesday June 13, 2017

The local paper ran an article last Wednesday about a company requesting to build an assisted living/memory care facility across highway 21 from our house. The 20 acres is currently being used as a cow pasture. Last night the Planning … Continue reading

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