A walk with my pal Susan on Mill Mountain’s Chestnut Trail resulted in some early-morning fall temperatures, light and foliage that I found beautiful, soothing and invigorating all at the same time.
Dan Smith is an award-winning journalist in Roanoke, Va., and a member of the Virginia Communications Hall of Fame. He is an author, photographer, essayist, father and grandfather. Co-founder of Valley Business FRONT magazine and founder of the Roanoke Regional Writers Conference. On Advisory Board of New River Voice.