Permanent Marker-The Sequel

A continuation of the Roanoke story: down, almost gone, but not finished.

Permanent Marker

The Activity Director and her staff did a terrific job of scheduling creative activities for the residents of the home.  There were dry erase boards at two of the nurses’ stations that listed the activities by day and by hour.  Continue reading Permanent Marker-The Sequel

Snake Oil

I walked into the doctor’s office and yelled “Doctor, Doctor, it hurts when I move my arm like this!”

And my doctor said “Well, you’re just getting old”

That’s her answer.  Every time.  Not matter what my complaint.  “Doc.  Notice how this bone’s sticking out of my shoulder?  Sortta like Quasimodo?  I think something’s wrong”

“Well, you’re just getting…”  Yea, yea, I know. Continue reading Snake Oil

Nelson Theatre Fire-1947

Video-Nelson Theatre Fire

The Nelson Theatre in Mt. Jackson, Va was the first purpose built theatre in town and was modeled after the Rosalind Theatre in New York City. The theatre’s popular Art Deco style, complete with geometrical shapes in the glass on the front elevation, was sweeping the country caught up in modernization and technology. It exuded luxury, glamour, and faith in progress. Continue reading Nelson Theatre Fire-1947

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