Rain and Leaves at Philpott Lake

What a difference a few days makes. When I visited Philpott Lake earlier this week, the leaves were mostly still green. Driving around Martinsville-Henry County right now is a stunning visual feast so, despite a light rain, I went back. Here are the best of my shots (or, at least, my favorites):

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A Perch on Philpott Lake

There is a spot on Philpott Lake that doesn’t get the attention it deserves. It is a beautiful spot year round with a great view of the lake and the dam, benches for sitting, picnic grounds, trails, and a small museum in the visitor’s center.

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Shopping Locally Online: Pieces Too

If you have a computer, a credit card, and aren’t considered essential, you’ve probably (like me) done a fair amount of online shopping over the past few months. Recently, I noticed a link on a website that said that local boutique Pieces Too offered online shopping, so I thought I’d give that a try.

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