October 30, 2020

A Window in Strasburg; A Glimpse of Delaplane.

MuralWaiting at a stop light, I glanced at a window and saw what almost looks like two people peering out. It's actually a reflection of part of a mural by Alice Mizrachi, which I shared in 2016. 

Tom has also shared some of her work. It has similarities to this painting.

Let's cross the Blue Ridge and visit Delaplane. The town itself is tiny but historic. The area around it has beautiful farms and a few popular wineries. 

The post office is in an old frame building. It's near the railroad where Stonewall Jackson's troops boarded a train to get to Manassas in time to fight in a now-famous Civil War battle. (See my Civil War Field Trip site with a Romney to Delaplane tour. Oh, I just got Professor Poland's new book on John Brown!)

Skywatch: The next scene shows a vineyard with fields and hills behind it. The final shot is a boarded-up building in Delaplane.



  1. An interesting collect of photos. The vineyard is in a spectacular setting.

  2. I have always wanted to visit that part of the country. It looks so pretty.

  3. ...once you have seen one of Alice's murals you know her wonderful style. The last two images are great! Thanks Linda for joining th party, stay safe.

  4. Hello,

    Wow, great capture of the reflection. I love the mural too. The view of the vineyard is lovely. Take care, enjoy your weekend!

  5. Son preciosas las reflexiones y muy interesantes las imágenes que aparecen en las fotografías.

    Que tengas un buen fin de semana.

  6. Great photos! The one with the mural reflection is a little creepy, perfect for Halloween!

  7. An interesting series of photos!
    My favorite is the black and white one.
    Have a wonderful weekend!

  8. I had to enlarge the post office pic to see the pretty painting (like an impressionistic water color) over the porch. My surprise was finding the lettering of US Post Office all blurry!

  9. Great series! I love the sky in your black and white, and the single open umbrella behind the closed ones.


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