A visiting blogger, David St. Lawrence from Charlottesville, had a lot to say about Floyd in his excellent blog, Ripples. An ex-corporate type, David, provided more perceptive coverage of two local businesses — Oddfellas Cantina and Cafe del Sol — than any of us who write about life in Floyd on a regular basis.

David credits fellow Floyd writer Fred First as his mentor in the blog world. His analysis of the world around him, however, is both unique and worth reading.