The Last Colors of Autumn

orange leaves

 

I’ve spent two weeks driving back and forth to the University of Virginia medical center since¬†Dad’s surgery. He’s doing better, but I still want to be there as much as possible, so I make the drive.

It’s an hour and a half door to door along stretches of Interstates 81 and […]

Hard Frost in the Valley

frosty burning bush

Friday night the frost warnings were shared on Facebook, Twitter, TV, and Radio, and sure enough, Saturday we woke to frosty white feathers on the gardens. The grass wasn’t quite “crunchy” like deep winter frosts.

I should probably be sad to see the basil and peppers frozen, but in truth, I’m […]

Frosty Angel in the Memorial Garden

Frosty Angel in the Memorial Garden

*** This personal blog is comprised solely of the opinions, views, projects, and travels of its author, Stacey Morgan Smith. She is lucky enough to have loving family and friends whom she drags along with her on her adventures and whom she puts to work on her little farm. She uses this blog to help promote living in the mountains of the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, from Roanoke to the Potomac River.**

Frosty Shenandoah Valley Sunrise

23 degrees!! I love “chilly weather” but 23 degrees isn’t chilly; it’s cold, and I do NOT like the cold. With teleworking,¬† I fortunately didn’t have to drive anywhere, but dogs will be dogs, which meant a 7:00 am walk around the yard.

As often happens, a dreaded walk in the cold turned into a […]

Frosty Shenandoah Morning

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*** This personal blog is comprised solely of the opinions, views, projects, and travels of its author, Stacey Morgan Smith. She is lucky enough to have loving family and friends whom she drags along with her on her adventures and whom she puts to work on her little farm. She uses this blog to help promote living in the mountains of the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, from Roanoke to the Potomac River.**