7 years, 3 months, 6 days – that is how long I have lived at Valley View. I’ve traveled from Maine to Florida, to New Mexico and Texas. But I had never driven 3 miles northwest of my home. Having lived my entire life southeast of Valley View I find myself continuing to travel familiar roads. I know the number of turns and count the stop lights to and from work. I know where particular flowers bloom and the breed of dog that is walked on a particular block. I guess I am a bit obsessive.
Last weekend as we journeyed home after an outing to a local winery, my husband and I turned onto unfamiliar back roads. A road sign caught my attention, Covered Bridge Road. Stop – turn around – there it was, a beautifully preserved covered bridge. On a good day I could walk to it and I never knew it existed.
The patterns created by the massive beams are works of art.
The artisans whose hands planed the wood and set the slate created a timeless masterpiece!
Take a moment to walk inside.
then down, ENJOY . . .
Thank you for waking the bridge with me.