Leftover issues of a summer of distraction and dismay

Tried to change the filter in our whole-house water system Sunday evening. The filter container stuck and it took considerable effort to break it free. When screwed the container back into place and turned the water back on, water spewed all over the place. Freeing the stuck container damaged the seal and no amount of […]

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 […]