Category Archives: Discover Charlottesville

Posts talk about Charlottesville, Virginia and the things about Charlottesville that make the area one of the country’s best places to live.

Charlottesville Christmas and Holiday Events 2017

  There is much fun to be had at many Christmas and Holiday Events in Charlottesville and the surrounding communities! Christmas and Holiday Events in Charlottesville include a variety of activities for all ages to enjoy in 2017. Many special Christmas and Holiday Events in Charlottesville are at historic sites, music and dance venues, and […]

INNISFREE VILLAGE, A Life-Sharing Residential Community for Adults

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 concentrating on […]

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 kayaking.   Several years ago, the place we now put in off of Reas Ford Rd was a mess of trash and, during hunting season, deer carcasses. […]

Albemarle County Neighborhood Improvement Initiative

I just received an A-Mail from the County announcing a Neighborhood Improvement Funding Initiative… “Is there a small-scale improvement, like walking trails or playground equipment,  that would benefit your community? Or the need for a planning or design study for a future improvement? The Neighborhood Improvement Funding Initiative is a new, one-time program approved by […]