One Chilly Kilbourne in West Virginia

My friend Ersela lives in a part of West Virginia that is currently getting hammered by an especially chilly version of Hurricane Sandy. Thus far, almost two feet of wet snow has fallen on her beautiful Kilbourne. Here in Norfolk (where I live), “Sandy”...

Elkins Vintage Trains: Picture Perfect!

To their credit, Elkins has done a first rate job of restoring their early 20th Century train depot in the downtown area. And I surely do hope that some day soon I can return to Elkins and be one of the lucky souls that enjoys one of the excursion rides offered on...

The Maytown Twins in Marlentin, WV

Several months ago, a friend called and told me that there was a Sears House in Marlentin, and that it housed the local insurance company. While visiting my husband’s family in Elkins, we made a side trip to Marlentin (which as about a 90-minute trip – one...

Of Houses and Hubbies

I love Elkins, WV. It’s a beautiful place and a lovely city. And I love the people of Elkins, too. Especially this guy (pictured below), sitting on the rock. His name is Wayne Ringer and he’s fromĀ Elkins, West Virginia. He graduated from Davis and Elkins...