While most only know it as the little town between Roanoke and Lynchburg, I absolutely adore living in Bedford. I think that the small-town feel, combined with a rich history gives Bedford an advantage over cities like New York, Chicago and St. Louis. Continue reading RU Home for the Summer: Bedford, Va.
It’s no secret that I love Radford and have adopted it as my home away from home, but my first home was Springfield, Virginia. To be honest, there isn’t much to say about Springfield since it’s the kind of town where nothing ever happens (though our DMV was the one that gave the passports to two of the 9/11 terrorists). Continue reading RU Home for the Summer: Springfield, Va. (Fresh Prince remix)
Where I come from, I get a newspaper twice a week — and I always know at least one person in the newspaper. I run into at least one person I know whenever I leave the house. I can always see a bunch of people wearing boots and sitting in trucks while they hang out in the Walmart parking lot. I had less than 100 people in my graduating class, but always plenty of gossip. Continue reading RU Home for the Summer: Rural Retreat, Va.