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Sunday, September 15, 2019

Riding in a fog is never a good idea

Rode my Harley-Davidson Dyna down to Roanoke and back Thursday to meet with doctors about upcoming surgical procedures in two weeks. Great weather for the...

Friday the 13th: ‘Tis the day to be folly

Today is Friday, the 13th. It is also a full moon. Writes Sean Hutchinson on Mental Floss: The truth is that no one is absolutely sure where...

Be prepared? I doubt Boy Scouts are prepared for this.

Were you a Boy Scout?  I was, back in the  1950s.  I served as an Explorer Scoutmaster in Illinois in the 1970s. Now, if I...

A horrible day that changed America

[vimeo 8592282 w=800 h=600] Eighteen years ago, I had just left my car parked near the State Department building in downtown Washington, DC, when my...

A dog’s life can be a lot of fun

Floyd's Warren Lineberry Park is a haven for dogs, even during the musical events.  They play with their owners and find the park a...

By the light of a silvery moon

The sky was not fully dark when I left downtown Floyd Saturday after a full day of shooting assignments for paper but I saw...

Post sunset on a Thursday night

As a photographer, I should be ashamed that I seldom use the camera that is always attached to my belt -- my iPhone. It's a...

What does Greenwich Mean Time really mean?

While using the Floyd Country Store's W-Fi to compose and send in a story on today's court proceedings, I noticed a guy at the...

In search of a Floyd County yard sale on Labor Day

Took a motorcycle ride up U.S. 221 from Floyd towards Willis Monday in search of what used to be a string of yard sales...

Thoughts about getting old

A long-time friend who had not seen me for a while said I now "look older, more ragged and have less spark." In other words,...