Salem has a fox in the hen house

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Salem has a fox in the hen house

Whether you think that chickens belong within the city limits of Salem or any other city is not the point of this post. It is about what can happen to unsupervised chickens. On the now defunct Countryside Golf Course neighbors became aware of the city’s code allowing chickens within Roanoke city limits. You are allowed 10 […]

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Wait just one more day – Depression Awareness Month

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Wait just one more day – Depression Awareness Month

Usually a great big smile greeted me at the door when I visited my friend, Jane. It was unusual for her not to return my phone call. Jane’s usual enthusiastic “hello” was missing. She had the kind of inquisitive insightful personality that made you just feel good no matter your sour mood. “Hello Jane I’ve […]

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On the lighter side: My revealing welcome to Roanoke

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

On the lighter side: My revealing welcome to Roanoke

Ever since Dan Casey, columnist for The Roanoke Times wrote about the welcome Kyle Frazier received in South Roanoke I’ve been haunted by my experience from long ago. Frazier received a nasty note about grilling on his front porch. (Dan Casey’s column Sept. 27) Well I don’t know if you’d consider my experience a Roanoke […]

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