In and Around Hampton Roads, Virginia

Saturday, August 8, 2009

Good Old Country Store

Last Saturday afternoon, my wife and I drove to Bena, Virginia (Google Map It!), just a bit north of the coleman Bridge, up Highway 17 North, then a turn to the right. A comfortable ride and well worth the destination. We went to a folk concert, Waterman Music to be precise, at Bena General Store.... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, February 28, 2009

My Nights Out

Last night I slept for at least two nights make-up sleep. Night before last was an all night event. The night before that was a wee-hours night. I love the night! Why the all nighter? I got involved in updating software and adding software to myu computer and testing it out to se how it went and... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, February 16, 2009

Great BBQ Near ODU!

Some of my favorite spots in Norfolk, VA Near Old Dominion University on Monarch Way. Wonderful BBQ and a decent bar as well. Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, January 18, 2009

From Smithfield, Virginia

A Pet Supply Store in Smithfield, Virginia Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, November 15, 2008

A Raining Writing Day

Perfect! Heavy rains and thunderstorms are forecast for the entire day, Saturday, a day of enjoyment. With the raining ouside, perhaps I will find more time to write inside? How about you? Get the creative juices going -- start that writing project or finish one you started long ago. Let the rain... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

My voting experience this morning . . . .

It seemed everyone in my neighborhood was in line starting before six this morning. When I got to the Stuart Polling Precinct in Norfolk right around that time, the line was already out the door, around two corners of the school and almost halfway up te block. And it was raining steadily. It was... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, October 19, 2008

Confederate Memorial in Portsmouth, Virginia

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Downtown Portsmouth, Virginia USA

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Friday, October 17, 2008

Is Your Mayor Like Virginia Beach's?

This morning's on-line story about Virginia Beach's Mayoral Campaigns tickled me, figuratively of course. I could easily become confused by current Mayor Oberndorf's comment that she has been an ambassador for Virginia Beach. Huh. I could have sworn that Ambassador and Mayor were two distinctly... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, September 14, 2008

Junk, Memories, Neighbors and Strangers

I think we spent more money on preparing for our yard sale than we made in sales. Maybe today will be different. Our entire neighborhood is having a yard sale this weekend (Colonial Place, Norfolk) and it is a mixed blessing. First, I did not realize we had so much junk, and even more surprising is... Sign in to see full entry.

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