Love and Ice Cream Sandwiches

Back when I was about 18, many years ago, I recall seeing a woman at the mall who stopped me in my tracks. She was amazing! My impression of her both real and imagined was…


Fishing for Striper at Kerr Reservoir

This time of the year I’m usually fishing for trout. My boat is winterized and warm water fish activities involve checking gear, buying new lures, and planning out fishing trips for the upcoming months. Among those…


Mountain Waters

There is much to be said for Virginia’s waters. We are blessed to live in a state which takes great pride in our natural resources. Virginia goes to great lengths to preserve and enhance its…


North Creek in Arcadia

 It was a cool 30 degrees today in the forest. I spent some time in North Creek close to North Creek Campground. This is a beautiful area which is just minutes from Buchanan, VA. The…


South Fork of the Holston River

Every year I load up my camper and dog and head off to a week of fly fishing by myself. This past year I spent that week camping at Hungry Mother State park just outside…