Sunday morning, Day 2- The boats were being loaded to continue the voyage down the New River. Duncan and I looked at the map and agreed that we would set the day’s goal to be setting camp just past the town of Fries, VA (Grayson County) before dusk.
In just a few days, children in our locale who attend kindergarten — 12th grade will be returning to school.
Summer is coming to an end and families across the country are trading in beach balls and roller blades for backpacks and notebooks. But back-to-school time is also followed by cold and flu season. Having the whole family follow some simple healthy behaviors can help them avoid all kinds of illnesses this time of year, including a topic we get lots of questions about: foodborne illness.
There are two caterpillars in our region, the eastern tent caterpillar and the fall webworm.
With all the bickering, contention, and disputing that is going on in our nation, especially from a political, ideological, and racial aspect, one has to wonder whether or not this nation will ultimately live up to the origin of its creed.
I recently ran into a man at one of my favorite and routine business places, where I patronize almost daily, to get some of their delicious coffee.
Attracting butterflies to your yard can be a simple task. Utilizing adult nectar sources and larval (caterpillar) host plants are key.
Azaleas are a common plant in the South Carolina landscape. There are numerous azalea species, hybrids, and cultivars that are either native to this area or to the Middle East.
Last year about this time or perhaps a little earlier (right before the summer season officially started), I did an article about the “Dragon of Summer’s Heat and Humidity.”