Filed under: neighborhood,signs — WmX @ 00:52

redoing the sign
The Boneyard recently painted signs on the east and southern sides of their building. Classic B&W, none of that color. Good job Boneyard! Five stars…



River Road

Filed under: signs,slabtown — WmX @ 11:06

Route 354, Lancaster County, Virginia


the fate of country stores

Filed under: signs,slabtown — WmX @ 00:28

R&K store
the former R&K store, River Road, Lancaster County


day of rest

Filed under: God,signs,slabtown — WmX @ 15:57

crosses Millenbeck Road
Church of New Vision message board, Millenbeck Road, Slabtown VA


business as usual

Filed under: bipedal,signs — WmX @ 12:54

This road is thirty-six feet wide. Large enough for three or four vehicle travel lanes.
There is a overhead utilities crew working up the street.
They provide notice to oncoming vehicles, locating their sign where the walkers and wheelchairs go.
Business as usual.

lineman working high voltage


Nuttsville, Virginia

Filed under: signs — WmX @ 15:05

nuttsville sign
The average temperature of Nuttsville is 58.05°F, which is higher than the Virginia average temperature of 55.54°F
and is higher than the national average temperature of 54.45°F.–USA.com


day of rest

Filed under: God,signs — WmX @ 12:19

Intersection Millenbeck and Slabtown Road, Slabtown, Virginia



Filed under: signs,traffic,Urban Planning — WmX @ 15:25

treat them like idiots
Chuck Marohn has an excellent podcast on the Strong Towns
site, a conversation with Ben Hamilton-Baillie, street designer and shared space advocate.
Marohn and H-B talk street design, traffic engineering and human psychology.

Streets and their sidewalks, the main public places of a city, are its most vital organs.–Jane Jacobs
The Death and Life of Great American Cities, Chapter 2

Streets define our cities. Learn about them…



Filed under: dictionary,signs — WmX @ 10:42

tire in the sidewalk
1. enjoying personal rights or liberty, as a person who is not in slavery: a land of free people.
2. pertaining to or reserved for those who enjoy personal liberty: They were thankful to be living on free soil.
3. existing under, characterized by, or possessing civil and political liberties that are, as a rule, constitutionally guaranteed by representative government: the free nations of the world.
4. enjoying political autonomy, as a people or country not under foreign rule; independent.
5. exempt from external authority, interference, restriction, etc., as a person or one’s will, thought, choice, action, etc.; independent; unrestricted.
6. able to do something at will; at liberty: free to choose.
7. clear of obstructions or obstacles, as a road or corridor: The highway is now free of fallen rock.
8. not occupied or in use: I’ll try to phone her again if the line is free.
9. exempt or released from something specified that controls, restrains, burdens, etc. (usually followed by from or of ): free from worry; free of taxes.
10. having immunity or being safe (usually followed by from ): free from danger.
11. provided without, or not subject to, a charge or payment: free parking; a free sample.
2007 Free
2010 Free
2012 Free


First world problems

Filed under: culture,signs — WmX @ 18:40

no crap sign, art really

riverbend condos

not as artful

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