You know Dasher and Dancer and Prancer and Vixen, Comet and Cupid and Donner and Blitzen.
Dec. 21 -- Christmas is Thursday, and if you need a gift, I've got you covered. My literary gift-giving guide has something for everyone, and includes pieces from The Roanoke Times' core reviewers. Don't be stuck for ideas when you don't have to be.
Today, I’m once again turning the Fridge Magnet over to a great foodie in our midst. Meet Rachel Chitwood, who, with her sister, Maddy Chitwood, lives in Blacksburg and blogs about craft beer at Barley Babes.
“I think at its base, my best songs are when I don’t even know I’m feeling something,” she says. “Then I start to sing, and I start to articulate something I’m going through, and it’s almost like the song will answer the question I didn’t know I was asking.”
Baker recently opened 5th Street Art House, a co-op gallery featuring work by local artists. The art inside the gallery ranges from glasswork and paintings to industrial furniture and woodwork.