January 6, 2017

Signs of Change in the Valley

1. The new bridge into Front Royal continues to grow. Here we see signs of construction in the fading light. 
Orange You Glad, Skywatch Friday, My Town Shoot Out
2. Finally we got measurable snow! It was only two inches but more is on the way. Unfortunately, we also got some sleet and with temperatures below freezing, I gave up on clearing ice off my windshield this afternoon. I wanted to run some errands but it seemed like too much trouble, especially since my foot was hurting. 


3. The old theater in Strasburg was finally sold. It will serve as a church. I read that the services will be bilingual, Spanish and English.

4. The arts center in Mt. Jackson (below) has closed. We were sad to read of this so we made one last visit in December. I purchased a nice framed collage at a sale price.


5. Stenciled signs like this are being posted in various places. Well, most are not exactly like this one. Most of them have all the letters facing the right direction.
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16 comments:

  1. I'm always so amazed at your stunning contryside, the buildings and the nature you catch with your camera are always so charming, darling Linda, thank you for sharing !

    Hope you had a lovely week,
    I'm sending blessings on your days to come,
    may your weekend be filled with joy and wonder

    Xx Dany

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  2. we finally had snow, too! interesting photos - like a walk along unexpected views. thanks for sharing! have a lovely sky year~~

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    1. I posted an interior shot 3 years ago. It was for sale for a long time! https://webcroft.blogspot.com/2013/11/on-market-strasburg-theater.html

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  4. The closed art museum looks like a home I lived in as a child.

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    1. Yes, it was a private. It is beautiful inside, with quality woodwork.

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  5. So glad the theatre will be a church. But sad about the arts center closing. I'm sure Jesus doesn't mind about his backwards J! :-)

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    1. Right, he was all about tolerance!

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  6. Lots going on in your lovely area -- most of it good.

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  7. You stenciled signs - #5 . . makin' me laugh.
    Thank You!

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  8. I love that sky view in the first shot.

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  9. the branch over the water is quite amazing :)

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  10. interesting about the stenciled signs but weird about the backwards j...wonder why? nice use of the old theater! how much snow did you end up with? thanks for linking linda and have a great week ahead...temps are supposed to warm up later this week!

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    1. We only had a couple inches of snow, but it's been frigid! I suspect the J was backwards because the painter had to figure out how to work with stencils.

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  11. Great shots. The Arts Centre looks great.

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