• The Photographer Behind the Imagery of MKMoore Photography

    November 20, 2013

    The older I’ve gotten, the more creative people I’ve been lucky enough to discover. From farmer’s markets to art shows there is talent in every city. However, not every great artist is always easy to find. There are many talented artists within my hometown of Roanoke, VA that I’m sure I have yet to discover.…

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  • Severe storms cripple areas of the United States

    July 2, 2012

    I apologize for the lapse in blog articles recently. Many states, including Southwestern Virginia where I live, were devastated by storms Friday night. Locally half of my city’s population in Roanoke lost power, while some areas were knocked completely off the grid. The news is saying outlying areas will have full power restored by Thursday…

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  • Handmade Arts and Crafts from the Historic Roanoke City Market

    April 8, 2012

    I love going down to visit our local city market on Saturdays. We have such a wonderful array of artists, crafters and farmers! And, this year we already started off with a handful of new vendors. Here are some of my favorites pieces from the Roanoke City Market today. A regular long time vendor on…

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  • The Parade of Nations and a falafel recipe.

    May 22, 2011

    Yesterday was the annual Local Colors Festival in my hometown. It’s an annual festival that celebrates the diversity of the nationalities living here in the Roanoke Valley, of which there are over ninety. This spring festival boasts a parade of nations and a series of performances that last all day long. There are also a…

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  • Annual Sidewalk Art Show in Downtown Roanoke

    June 6, 2010

    I was able to visit the 52nd Annual Sidewalk Art Show in downtown Roanoke yesterday with clear skies and warm weather! There were 120 artists at this year’s show from as far as Florida to Canada, but the one artist I really wanted to see is a Roanoke local. I’m a huge fan of the…

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