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Little Known Civil War Battle of Charleston WV

Little Known Civil War Battle of Charleston WV

A small battle in the Civil War happened in Charleston, West Virginia on Sept. 13, 1862. It was a day-long artillery duel and series of firefights that left 43 men dead and 179 wounded, a number of downtown buildings in flames, and most of the town’s 1,500 residents...

A list of West Virginians of the Year

A list of West Virginians of the Year

Here is an inspiring list that the local newspaper shared.  It highlights some amazing people that have been selected over the years to be recognized and honored as West Virginian's of the Year.  The list goes from 2016 all the way back to 1951. 2016 - SYLVIA MATHEWS...

Pano Pic of Pettigrew Lake

Pano Pic of Pettigrew Lake

I love the panograph photo feature of the iPhone. Sometimes a view is more than will fit into one frame of a shot. The second picture shows the map board of the lake.

Starbucks new Google Wifi

Starbucks new Google Wifi

This new service just showed up at our local Starbucks. In the past the wifi was much slower than the 4G cellular data. This is a great improvement.

Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day

 We love you sweetheart! You make such an incredible difference in our lives. We treasure the love you share with us and hope you have a wonderful Mother's Day!    Did you know the history of Mother's Day has its roots in West Virginia? 

Springtime on Rabel Mountain

Springtime on Rabel Mountain

Spring is WV is wonderful. I took this photo from the road going past our home today. I love how nestled away in nature we are. Only in West Virginia!

Cloudy Morning

Cloudy Morning

I love how the fog sits in to the valley in the morning. Our front yard view changes so much with the seasons. 

Roadside sunset

Roadside sunset

Driving to stonewall resort saw this in my rearview mirror and had to pull over and take the photo.

Fall is here

Fall is here

The trees tonight we're just absolutely beautiful with the oranges and reds framed in the blue sky.

Dare to Be a Duck. Take a Stand.

Dare to Be a Duck. Take a Stand.

Duck Dynasty will be Charleston WV next Saturday having a fun conversation about faith and life! Six Stars Of "Duck Dynasty" Coming To Charleston via WSAZ February 22nd 7pm Charleston Civic Center Tickets $20 to $65 Tickets available at the Civic Center or...