In January, we took an afternoon drive through the Shenandoah foothills in search of new wineries, an activity we had missed during in the cold winter months. Eric had his Nikkormat EL that he purchased at Goodwill for 50 bucks (what a deal!). Before reaching any vineyards, we found these:
The hay bales are very photogenic, in their own odd, abstract way! Hence the inspiration for the current header. We eventually reached Doukenie and Loudon Valley Vineyards. The latter was our fave. More affordable, less commercial, and more diverse in their sweet wines! But we did enjoy the duckies at Doukenie. Very sociable!