Another Sign That Fall is on the Way!

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Some of you are college football fans, and if you are a devoted one like I am, the anticipation of the season and that first game is crazy fun!

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Even when the outcome is not great (like when your quarterback gets injured and it all goes down hill from there).

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This game offered time to campaign, to visit with friends, and to pull out the camera.

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The colors of Virginia Tech are the colors of fall, and are perfect for football season.

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The best part was hanging out with the very enthusiastic, oh so much fun Virginia Tech Young Democrats.

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Our quarterback is pending surgery and the team suffered a loss, yet the season stretches out before us.  There are 11 more games in this season, and 56 days until Election Day!!

Along the New

Before heading out of town to celebrate life and the one year anniversary from the wreck, I was able to spend a few moments along the New River.  We’ve continued to have daily rain showers, making for overcast skies (and muddy shoes and pants).

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Knowing that I only had a few minutes, I literally ran down the path towards the trestle.

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We hope that this trestle, connecting the City of Radford and Pulaski County, will eventually be available for shared use between pedestrians, cycists, and trains.

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One of our citizens spends hours making these bluebird houses.  He finds the perfect spots to place the birdhouses, and monitors bluebird activity. Carl is one of those unsung local volunteers, making the natural world and the community a better place through his hard work.

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You’ve heard me ask this before: how lucky am I to live just 5 minutes from this river?

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Next Post:  North Carolina Wineries and “finishing” the trip I started one year ago!