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Blue Ridge Entropy

That class I never took on “Entropy in Roosevelt-era National Park Service infrastructure”… just some random photographs from a January walk through the Rocky Knob picnic area hiking trails on the Blue Ridge Parkway, Floyd, Va. The picnic area roadway

Posted in 2023, Appalachia, Blue Ridge Parkway, Floyd, photography, Southwestern Va, Virginia, weather, winter

Atop the Blue Ridge in February

Snapped this photo with my smartphone on my first 2022 visit to the Rocky Knob area along the Blue Ridge Parkway — after enough January snow and ice had melted to make the trail friendlier. I also shot video farther

Posted in 2022, Blue Ridge Parkway, Floyd, Southwestern Va

Virginia News News!

October update: The new regional news website for southwestern Virginia was renamed CardinalNews.org just before launch, emphasizing that it is a nonprofit organization and removing the suggestion that it actually was printing a traditional newspaper. The publication is off to

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Posted in 2021, Appalachia, Business, community, Journalism, Newspapers, Online-Only, Radford, Reporting, Roanoke Times, Social media, Southwestern Va, Virginia

Local SW Va News Sites

I’ve been making a bookmark list of newspapers and alternative sources of information about Southwestern Virginia (where I live) … Given the title of this blog, I might as well put the list here as a shortcut for others who

Posted in 2021, community, Journalism, Newspapers, Roanoke Times, Southwestern Va, Virginia
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