That was then, this is now

That was then, this is now

Staples is planning to close 225 stores in the coming months, joining an ever-growing list of retailers shuttering their operations in the United States and Canada. Radio Shack is getting rid of 1,100 locations throughout the country. Will the moves by two retailers...
Doing time covering crime

Doing time covering crime

A friend and fellow photographer for The Roanoke Times grumbled the other day that the paper has become “The Crime Times” because of all the stories dealing with illegal activity in the Roanoke and New River Valleys. He has a point.  Much of my work for BH...
Morning fog

Morning fog

Heavy, soupy fog smothered the area Saturday morning as I wheeled my Harley out of the garage for a ride to Christiansburg and the regular monthly meeting of the New River Valley Harley Owners Group. The cold seeped through several layers of heavy riding gear and...
New technology and cold weather

New technology and cold weather

I write this post not on a desktop computer or a laptop — although I have one at disposal at home and the other while on the road. Nor is is composed on a Motorola Droid X — a smartphone capable of producing decent copy and adding a photo to any of my...