Tag Archives: living in Charlottesville

INNISFREE VILLAGE, A Life-Sharing Residential Community for Adults

Innisfree Village Recently Virginia and I were given the wonderful opportunity of a personal tour through the beautiful and special residential community of Innisfree Village by Nancy Chappell, Associate Director and Community Coordinator. Nancy Chappell has worn many hats in her time with Innisfree since 1992, including Volunteer Coordinator and Medical Coordinator, and now also […]

Kayaking the Rivanna River

Kayaking the Rivanna River Gardening chores complete, Stephen and I pulled the kayaks out of winter storage and headed down the hill to the river for a few hours of glorious, relaxing time kayaking the Rivanna River.   Several years ago, the place we now put in off of Reas Ford Rd was a mess of […]

Preparing the Charlottesville Vegetable Garden for Winter

Some Thoughts about Preparing the Charlottesville Vegetable for Winter This was my vegetable garden mid-summer… At this point, the asparagus were finished, the cukes were coming in, I had a late crop of tomatoes (though my husband got his 25 plants in on time in another part of the property), the sweet potatoes were flourishing, […]

Crepe Myrtles in July

Charlottesville Area Beauty: Crepe Myrtles in Earlysville Area of Albemarle County These Crepe Myrtles live at the corner of Woodlands Road and Reas Ford Road, at the four-way stop.  Notice how the color changes… they are an incredibly unusual color, more purple than pink, but depending on the light they appear almost fuschia .  Every […]

Can’t find the Charlottesville house which haunts your dreams? Remodel the un-perfect house!

Remodel the Un-Perfect House! Can’t find the Charlottesville house which haunts your dreams, in your selected location?  Buy the un-perfect house, in the perfect location, and remodel! These days, I have many buyers who want a master bedroom and a two car garage on the main level, but they don’t necessarily like the newer subdivisions. […]

The Miller Center, an Engaging Fall 2012 Lineup

Residents of Charlottesville are lucky to have the state-supported University of Virginia (second only to Berkeley in the wealth of its private foundation, in public universities) for many reasons, employment and a world-class medical center among them.  But it’s the “other” benefits that aren’t talked about as much, which contribute so much to our community.  […]