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Rambling Around Roanoke

Rambling Around Roanoke

The Conventional Towering 1,045 feet above the city, at night the Roanoke Star can be seen from sixty miles away, a welcoming beacon to us road-weary travelers. Early the next morning we headed over to Mill Mountain to check out this symbol of Roanoke’s progressive...
Summer Travel 2022-The Grand Finale!

Summer Travel 2022-The Grand Finale!

Does anyone else feel like this summer was the busiest, craziest, hottest, and most social one in, well, in two years? Or that it was the first time September rolled around and we weren’t quite ready for the lazy days and endless nights to be over? My oldest son and...
A Few of my Favorite Things

A Few of my Favorite Things

This vacation, Tammy and I focused much of our time and energy on the horses and talking to the visitors and people who call Chincoteague home. Nevertheless, we were able to squeeze in a few touristy things. Here’s some ideas for you: Museum NASA Wallops Visitor...
Getting Ourselves Back to the Garden: Bethel Woods, NY

Getting Ourselves Back to the Garden: Bethel Woods, NY

If there’s one musical event that unequivocally symbolizes the Sixties, it’s the Woodstock Music Festival in 1969, held on the Yasgur farm in Bethel Woods. For us teenagers in the 1970’s there was always a lingering suspicion that we’d been born too late; that we’d...