Daily Grind is a local coffee house on the edge of Uptown, the business and historic shopping center of Martinsville, and is located at 303 East Church Street. They are a good spot for what I call “fru fru coffee” and a good hot lunch. It’s been a while since I’ve been by so I figured it was a good time to see what was new. I left having had the good lunch that I had expected and a wine club membership that I hadn’t expected. Continue reading Did You Know Daily Grind Has a Wine Club?
Please excuse the word play. I couldn’t resist. The take-away is that you can now get canned beer from Mountain Valley Brewing.
Mountain Valley Brewing is the only craft brewery in Henry County and is located in Axton, on the far east side of the county. You take Highway 58 like you are going to Danville and turn north on Mountain Valley Road. Once you have decided that you absolutely must have gone too far because it’s all fields and wild, it will be on your right. It started as a hops farm and the brewery came later. There are signs by the road and there is a clearly marked parking area. Continue reading The Mountain Valley Brewery Can Can
I missed some beautiful shots this morning. I had to drive down an unpaved road into the woods after a rain to get to a friend’s house so I was worried that I’d be able to make the trek at all without getting stuck or sliding down a hill. I hadn’t taken my camera with me. It turned out that I got down the road just fine and the rising sun through the trees, a light fog here and there, and otherwise crystal clear air was breathtaking. I passed a herd of longhorns that would have made an especially wonderful photo. Oh, well. Next time. Continue reading New Year, New Camera