Category Archives: Dianne’s Thoughts

Is Pumpkin Taking Over?

Is it just me, or is pumpkin taking over?  Every time I log onto Facebook, my newsfeed is filled with pumpkin recipes. Recipes for caramel pumpkin cheesecake dip, pumpkin cinnamon rolls, pumpkin chili, pumpkin spice brownie bites, pumpkin gingersnap bark, … Continue reading

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Post #1000 for The Smith Mountain Lake Show

HooRah! This is post #1000 for The Smith Mountain Lake Show! It is hard to believe that we have posted something about Smith Mountain Lake One Thousand Times! In addition to making 1000 posts about happenings around Smith Mountain Lake, we … Continue reading

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Avoid Illness & Injury While Enjoying Smith Mountain Lake

The Virginia Department of Health reminds everyone to avoid illness and injury while enjoying the water as people began heading to local beaches, lakes, streams and nearby swimming pools. “Children are often the most susceptible to recreational water illnesses and … Continue reading

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Happy Mothers Day to ALL of our Mother’s

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Remembering Andy Andrews

The Smith Mountain Lake Community was shocked and saddened on Monday to learn that lake icon, Andy Andrews, had passed away.  Having had the privilege to know Andy and his wife, Sheila, since birth, I immediately began to reflect on … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Today …we are ALL Irish!  Enjoy your day.

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Why Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day?

Why do we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? The primary reason for the celebration is to commemorate the feast day of Saint Patrick, a Christian missionary who later on became the patron saint of Ireland. It is held every 17th day … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Smith Mountain Lake Show

Today is the 2nd birthday of The Smith Mountain Lake Show and the first anniversary of The Smith Mountain Lake Show Facebook page. In addition to making 745 posts about happenings around Smith Mountain Lake, we have conducted successful fund … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

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