Sophia is fine.
But there is a sadness as we approach the still point. Pack members gone. Life changing. Loss of familiar voices. Old ones going going. Dance and sing. Pause, remember, mourn.
At the still point of the turning world. Neither flesh nor fleshless;
Neither from nor towards; at the still point, there the dance is,
But neither arrest nor movement. And do not call it fixity,
Where past and future are gathered. Neither movement from nor towards,
Neither ascent nor decline. Except for the point, the still point,
There would be no dance, and there is only the dance.–T.S.Eliot
leaving, one limb at a time. Route 20 north between Charlottesville and Orange. Same tree in 2006
Charlottesville Albemarle is no stranger to greenfield development. So its heartening to encounter redevelopment. Photo above, the ghost-box of Circuit City being remade into a grocery store. Photo below, the H.T. Ferron ready-mix plant site being reworked, rumor is to an adult day care center.
I think there used to be a median with trees on route 29.
This new asphalt, District Avenue, runs northwest off Rt. 29 to two-hundred and fifty “luxury apartments” under construction, now leasing.
…living at its finest located in Charlottesville, Virginia, just steps away from The Shops at Stonefield – the new gathering place for Charlottesville residents. We’re close to everything and a haven from it all.–Stonefield Commons
Not sure of the name of this one. McIntire Road Extended? Meadowcreek Parkway? On the east edge of McIntire Park.
domestic architecture, Woolen Mills neighborhood.
Charlottesville Tomorrow posted a slide show , one slide every 30 seconds, 6.5 mile trip down the Rivanna.
Mr. Fields, Sunday before election day, working to re-elect President Obama.
I miss listening to Jim Kunstler on my weekly drives around Virginny.
Farewell to the auto age and hello again to real communities. Hard to believe, I’m sure, as you read this in traffic on your iPad, but your commuting days are numbered.–James Howard Kunstler
At this time we conclude that slight browning of newly-sprouted radicles should be ignored for planting acorns. Intentionally trimming the radicles may alter root morphology, while severe trimming will lead to sure failure of emergence.–University of California