Thursday, April 27, 2017

A Doggie Fountain

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Wasena Park . Roanoke

Notice anything different about the fountain? There's 3 parts, one for little people, one for big people and one for our furry friends...ignore the weirdo...he kept following us around ;)

Today I am thankful for animal lovers like myself! Yesterday morning on the way home after taking the boys to school, I was driving down a country road, 2 lanes, 1 in each direction...I noticed the oncoming car had stopped, then I noticed a deer had just ran across the road and on the other side a young deer was still trying to decide if it should cross, it would start, then turn around and run a few steps in the other direction until finally it gained the courage to catch up with its momma...we both sat there patiently watching and waiting and then drove on, smiled at each other and waved...that pretty much made my day!

Linking up with Thankful Thursday with Michelle...have a great day :)

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Keep On The Sunny Side

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502 Mountain Avenue SW . Roanoke . 24016

This cute little market has been in business since 1929! We were just driving by when the sign caught my eye and I snapped a quick photo from the truck window. Getting this post ready I read that the owner just passed away last year and they were worried the store would close...a Go Fund Me page was started and money was collected and now the store has been able to remain open! I learned all that from THIS news happy to hear it won't be closing.

Linking up with Tom's Tuesday's Treasures

Friday, April 21, 2017

Willy Nilly Friday 5 No. 127

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The Quarter . 19 Salem Avenue . Roanoke
Linking with Weekend Reflections

Downtown Roanoke



Dalton at 3rd...the boys had their first game last night...not a good start, we lost 5-3...oh well!

That's my 5 this week and I hope you will play along too! Post 5 randoms, link back and visit others! Thanks so much for joining in/visiting!

Have a great weekend!

Thursday, April 20, 2017


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A pillow outside of an old abandoned house in Buchanan

Today I am thankful for baseball season! The boys have their first game scheduled for is forecasted to be a bit tricky though, 80 and thunderstorms...fingers crossed it doesn't rain till after the game!

Linking up with Michelle's Thankful Thursday

Have a great day :)

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Train Tracks & An Old House

Buchanan . Botetourt County

“Ruins are the cathedrals of Time.”
― Marty Rubin

It's back to school for us...spring break was sure quick and fun...on the bright side, there's only a month left before summer break!

Linking up with Tom's Tuesday's Treasures

Have a great day!

Monday, April 17, 2017


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Greenway Storage . 1306 8th Street SW . Roanoke . 24015

I showed you the mural on the front of this storage space last week RIGHT HERE and I told you I would come back and show you the other side! This one was done by the same artist, Scott "Toobz" Noel. The title is "Humanufacturing" and the concept is "small and large business working together to build for a better future."

For more on his work, you can visit his website HERE

Linking with Monday Murals

Friday, April 14, 2017

Willy Nilly Friday 5 No. 126

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Last Sunday we drove around the Wasena area of Roanoke and saw:
Ghent Grace Brethren Church
I've shown you another "Jesus Saves" sign on the rescue mission and was so excited when I saw this one! I wonder if there are anymore around Roanoke?

A pretty, old house along Memorial Avenue

People out enjoying the sunshine...

Stopped for a beer and snacks at The Green Goat and well yes, I did take a picture of the ladies room ;) wouldn't you have? Look how cute it is! I love that goat picture! I wonder if the men's was just as cute? Hmmmm....

I can never resist dogwood blooms and old brick houses with chippy balconies!

That's my 5 this week! I hope to see you join in! Post 5 randoms, link back and visit others when you get a chance!

Thanks so much for visiting and have a great Good Friday and Easter weekend! :)