Maybe it’s time to move on? Nope!

Maybe it’s time to move on? Nope!

I wrote this on August 5, 1997, for D.C. Darkside, a web site I had in Washington for a number of years.  It raised questions about where, or what, is home. With apologies to Thomas Wolfe He’d been in the city for 16 years. A long time. Maybe too long....
Rabid right flocks like buzzards to Liberty U.

Rabid right flocks like buzzards to Liberty U.

Perhaps it is fitting that two extremes — religion and politics — came together at Liberty University in Virginia Monday to showcase a side show barker Republican Ted Cruz’s announcement of what will be an incredible sleaze-laden run for President in...
Believing in God, not organized religion

Believing in God, not organized religion

The temperatures this morning remain warm and my Harley awaits for a second day of exploring the roads. I will head out in a bit and meet friends from The Roanoke Valley Harley Owners Group for breakfast.  Then we will ride. Spring is here and the riding season is...
Buffs take Conference volleyball title

Buffs take Conference volleyball title

Floyd County High School’s Buffaloes took the Conference 38 volleyball final Thursday night with a 3-1 win over Glenvar but they had to come back from a 22-17 deficit in the fourth game. Riley Underwood had 16 kills and 37 digs, Haley Avencini blocked eight...
A visual opinion

A visual opinion

Floyd County High School basketball coach Alan Cantrell offers a visual opinion of a shot taken by a member of the opposing team at a recent alumni basketball game. Photos from our archive will appear over the next few days while I recover from skin cancer surgery....
New feature: Voice of the people

New feature: Voice of the people

Starting with the new year, Blue Ridge Muse will provide a monthly video report on public comments at the Floyd County Board of Supervisors regular meetings and also at public hearings. The nature of news reporting, both in print and visually, provides only an...