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.
With a sum total of 1,032 minutes, Peter Jackson's six J.R.R. Tolkien films have earned more than $5 billion worldwide. They have made New Zealand synonymous with Middle-earth. And they have slaughtered enough orcs to constitute genocide.
Liable to burst into song at any moment and fond of wanton amounts of food and drink, my social circle has a lot in common with the hobbits of the Shire.