January 31, 2016
Shelter Alternatives is putting its wares on display in the ongoing renovation of its offices. The almost 100-year-old house at the corner of Blacksburg’s Progress Street and Giles Road has housed the design-build company for nearly a decade. In a project that is doubling the company’s office space and restoring residential use to the property…
On the last glorious autumn….the view was amazing: glimmering river backlit by the blazing hills and the house set like a natural gem in all that loveliness….
....last night: playing music and hanging pictures, preparing dinner, drinking champagne; sitting in the cozy hot tub looking at the stars, watching the trains fling their headlights over the cliffs was like a sensual fantasy, almost unreal it was so shimmeringly PERFECT….
This morning the sunrise turned the cliffs opal pink (like the bathroom walls) and then the full-risen sun blasted the red wall with light; we ate breakfast not talking at all because it was too beautiful and we were too happy.
Ann G. and Rick C., November 2005