I was minding my own business the other morning drinking coffee in the living room of my apartment here in Staunton, when something through the bedroom doorway caught my eye. What is that? A bird flying around in there? I thought. Nope. Upon further investigation, I found my cat Joey, watching with rapt attention as … Continue reading Bat whisperer
My friend Jamie recently netted a bounty of beautiful blooms from her local farm in Granby, Connecticut and sent me some snaps of various floral arrangements she had put together. It is the season in many parts of the country for short-lived posies to rear their gorgeous heads into brilliant colors of the rainbow. During … Continue reading The power of flowers
The Upper Lake is 7 acres and is fed by the waters of the North Fork of Back Creek. The Lower Lake is 25 acres and is fed by springs, the North Fork of Back Creek, and Williams Branch, so the water stays refreshingly cool all summer long.
I was feeling rather puffed up over myself when I first started talking about moving to Staunton, Virginia and would correct my New England friends over the proper pronunciation.