First Snowfall 2017 – Roanoke VA

Only seven days and (minus) 30 degrees ago today we enjoyed a nice first snowfall here in the mountains of SW Virginia. Just thought I’d drop in with a few random shots of the kiddos making the most of a quick and painless first weather event of the season.

Afternoon path around the house. Always step number one on the shovel list..

Gracie hard at work, grooming the run.. Nothing stops this person. 🙂

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Scenic Virginia Links – Ballyhack Golf Retreat

Ballyhack Golf Retreat, Roanoke VA


Ballyhack Golf Club is a Scottish links-style course completed in 2008 and located in the hills just outside of Roanoke VA in the community of Mount Pleasant. Affectionately known as the Hack, this Lester George creation, overseen and maintained by superintendent Billy Bobbitt, boasts a slope rating exceeding 600 feet and is likely the closest relative to a ‘fantasy golf’ course in the region. Read more