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Monthly Archive for: ‘October, 2013’

Modern Design Cat Trees and Shelves {The Tree Topper (CC BY-NC-ND)}

Modern Design Cat Trees (and Shelves)

Avoid the typical ugly shag carpeted cat trees with these stylishly contemporary designer cat trees.

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Goodwill Tree at Tanglewood Mall {Goodwill Industries of the Val

Don’t throw out your artificial tree or decorations! Donate them to charity instead.

Before throwing out your old artificial Christmas tree consider donating it to charity. Gently used Christmas trees are welcome by charities such as Goodwill and The Salvation Army. Doing so helps those who are less fortunate, keeps the trees out of landfills, and may qualify as a tax deduction.

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Fall Foliage {Fred Baker Photography}

Fall Foliage Peak Color State Hotlines and National Map

The U.S. Forest Service’s fall color hotline is not being updated due to the partial government shutdown. For updates check individual state web sites, hotlines, and current national fall foliage map by The Weather Channel.

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Mount Rogers Virginia Area {Mount Rogers Christmas Tree Farm (2008)}

Mount Rogers Christmas Tree Farm and the Federal Government Partial Shutdown

Mount Rogers Christmas Tree Farm has provided Fraser Fir trees to a governor, senator, and now this year to the Vice President- provided the partial shutdown of the federal government is resolved.

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The Enchanted Forest- Flow 3 {Graham Smith (2012)}

Scotland’s Enchanted Forest Light and Sound Show

The Enchanted Forest, the one of myth and legend (maybe), reappears this Friday. Faskally Wood is once again transformed by a spectacular light and sound show. Located outside of Pitlochry, in the heart of Scotland, the show is in it’s 11th year with yet another brilliant artistic theme. You wouldn’t believe it until you see it.

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