August 31, 2020

End of August Random-osity

The Good: Here's another post office. (I'm a big fan of our postal service!) This is the Fort Valley Post Office in the small town of Detrick.

The Random: It's harvest season, and I made up a collage for Mosaic Monday of some pictures from farmers markets.

The Fun: These colorful murals are at a canoe and tubing outfitter near Front Royal. 

The canoe companies have had to cut back on capacity this year to avoid crowding. This final picture is made up of photos from last year.

Did you know Front Royal is known as the Canoe Capital of Virginia? It's location on the Shenandoah River makes it a popular location for boating. 


  1. Linda - I am not ready to give up summer, but I do love autumn color and autumn squash!!! Those murals are wonderful. Thanks for linking to Mosaic Monday!

  2. I suspect that most of us have been fans of the postal services this year (with one notable exception!).

    Hope all is well.

    Cheers - Stewart M - Locked Down Melbourne

  3. I never thought I would have to get on my soapbox for the Post Office, but I'm also a big fan, even when I cuss them when they raise their rates.

    You have collected a lovely group of wonderful photos of autumn inspired findings.

    Those murals are amazing. I would hate to meet that HUGE fish (is that a bass?) in a canoe, though.

  4. Pretty mural Linda and the veggies make for a pretty collage too.
    Thanks for contributing.

  5. I'm a huge fan of post offices also Linda, will be heading to my local post office tomorrow to post parcel to my grandchildren in Sydney. Love your colourful veggie collage 🌽🍅

  6. I love Harvest time! What beauty you have in your corner of the world...oh and FUN!!!

  7. Hi Linda, how nice to read your comment on my recent post. Thank you. And I am also welcome fall and happy that today is Sept. 1. We have visited Front Royal, but I never knew its status as the Canoe Capital of Virginia.

  8. I'm not familiar with your corner of the world. It's great to see your photos.

  9. Hands up for the US Postal SERVICE! (Screaming that word on purpose, because I don’t know how to make it bold. ).

  10. The canoe company mural is really pretty, lovely bright produce and fun. Love your post.
    Dawn aka Spatulas On Parade


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