December 28, 2020

Long Photos from this Weekend.

I went back to Front Royal to get photos of one of the murals that I saw being painted two weeks ago. This one is on a long wall in an alley, so it is hard to do it justice in a photo. I tried using panorama mode on both my camera and cell phone. Here's the image I chose.

No doubt this painting represents the Shenandoah River. The door is to a company called Artsii. Here's a look at the parts of the mural. 

I also drove to nearby Skyline Drive. Only the first five miles of that section were open due to icy roads on the mountains. I was surprised to see so many cars. It's usually a quiet place on a cold winter day, but people are anxious to do something that's Covid-safe so they were out hiking or just looking at the views. 

 I'll close with a few more Front Royal images. Have a good week! 


  1. Hello,

    I love the mural, the colors of the river are pretty. I have been seeing more people taking advantage of time off for more time hiking. wishes for a happy and healthy New year to you and your family. May we all be united in peace, love and joy! Take care, have a happy week ahead.

  2. My daughter and her family must have been there at exactly the same time: they didn’t get to go on Skyline Drive because of black ice that caused closure of the road. Your photos are lovely! I can’t wait until the vaccine allows us to go back there!

    be safe... mae at

  3. The mural has lovely colours and it's huge!
    Thanks for contributing to Monday Murals Linda.
    Have a wonderful New Year.

  4. That's a beautiful and artistic mural. I laughed at the cow with Santa's helper hat...and fuzzy green thing.

  5. . Abraço, e continuação de Boas Festas, com muita saúde.

  6. That's a lovely mural. The colours are my favourites. You did well to capture the detail when in a narrow space. We had snow overnight. Our daughter had to drive to work at a local hospital and reported that it was chaos because cars were being abandoned. No chance to drive normally in our hilly region.

  7. A good week and a happy, hopeful New Year to you! The bottom picture in the second mural makes me want to just hop in and float down that river! Love it all and hope the coming storm doesn’t hit you !

  8. Nice to see these photographs.
    Sending my good wishes to you and yours.
    Happy New Year.

    All the best Jan

  9. Very nice paintings - I have my eye on some in my local area, so with luck I'll get time to photograph them. Hope all is well in these strange times.

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

  10. Linda - that is a fabulous mural! Thanks for participating at Mosaic Monday week in, week out!!! Wishing you a very Happy New Year!

  11. Eileen, Love the mural colors and gentle curves! Thanks for sharing. Sylvia D.


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