Cross country action at Rocky Knob

Floyd County High School’s annual cross country meet at Rocky Knob on the Blue Ridge Parkway pitted the Buffaloes against Eastern Montgomery and Roanoke Catholic amid the clouds and misty conditions Wednesday afternoon. The FCHS boys varsity team took a victory.  Roger Mannon’s story and more of my photos in next week’s Floyd Press.

Rakes Mill Pond and solitude

Rakes Mill Pond on The Blue Ridge Parkway was one of  my favorite hangout spots in high school. Rocky Knob overlook was where kids in my era parked and made out but Rakes Mill Pond was where I went to think, reflect and ponder the future. One of my early high school crushes and I […]