Tag: PLACE

  • Anna is finding her PLACE in Charlottesville

    Anna is finding her PLACE in Charlottesville

    We enjoyed reading her prize-winning nonfiction story for the WriterHouse / C-ville Weekly contest! Anna Hennigan Though she’s only 16 years old, youth category winner Anna Hennigan is no stranger to storytelling. “My parents used to read to me before I could talk, and when I was two or three I started babbling stories to […]

  • A Perfect Gift – Thank you, McIntire Botanical Garden!

    A Perfect Gift – Thank you, McIntire Botanical Garden!

    ❤ Thank you so much, MBG. This beautiful bowl is perfect for holding my yarn as I transition from weaving the web to loom-knitting hats for those in need in the Charlottesville area! I am so pleased with the retirement gift recently presented to me by McIntire Botanical Garden in thanks for my five years of service […]

  • City planners are increasingly aware of health benefits of clean, living landscapes.

    I am pleased to see all the new initiatives from the City of Charlottesville that will encourage all of us to get engaged! Today, the design buzzwords are all about connectivity, linear parks and “complete streets”— with shared space for walking, biking and ready access to transit. Urban planners are working hard to invert the […]

  • Loom Knitting – Good for the brain? -for the Spirit? -for the Community?

    Loom Knitting – Good for the brain? -for the Spirit? -for the Community?

    Brain-fitness articles often recommend learning a new skill such as knitting.   This sounded like a great transition from my primary focus on Weaving the Web for the  last 20 years (weaving is weaving – right?) until I discovered that even though I had started learning to knit as a teen, I was still hopelessly inept.  Regulating the […]

  • We enjoyed the Festival of Cultures – C’ville is such an interesting PLACE!

    The day began early with food trucks arriving, volunteers helping set up tents and tables, and participants preparing for a full day of community celebration. Soon the park would fill up with visitors enjoying the cultural exhibits, resource agencies, performances, artisan vendors and the children’s crafts. via June Newsletter from Festival of Cultures.  

  • Third annual Bumblebee Jamboree at Richmond’s Maymont Park on June 14 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Third annual Bumblebee Jamboree at Richmond’s Maymont Park on June 14 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Wouldn’t this kind of event be nice for McIntire Park East? Bumblebee Jamboree is a family-friendly event which aims to educate residents of the Greater Richmond Area on the importance of pollinators to our daily lives and what each of us can do in our own backyards to protect these natural resources.The event will include educational […]