Category Archives: Adventures & Travels

Virginia Blue Ridge Railway Trail & Blue Ridge Parkway – Jan. 9, 2021

It was a beautiful winter day; perfect for an outing. We drove down Rt. 151 through Nelson County to the Virginia Blue Ridge Railway Trail along the Piney River. We turned around shortly past the one-mile mark and made our … Continue reading

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Blackrock Summit – December 12, 2020

This morning Wayne said he’d like to go to Blackrock Summit on the Skyline Drive. It seemed pretty ambitious to me given that he had major lung surgery in early November, but spending a day on the mountain seemed like … Continue reading

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Camping on Gwynn’s Island – August 11-14, 2020

Tuesday – August 11, 2020 From our campsite right on the Chesapeake Bay, we were able to watchthe Perseid meteor shower and the rising red quarter moon.What a magical experience! Wednesday – August 12, 2020 The swing bridge was closing … Continue reading

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Camping Near Williamsburg, VA – July 21-23, 2020

We’ve felt pretty comfortable regarding the whole social distancing thing when we’ve camped at rural state parks this summer, but I had some real concerns about going to or staying in a more populated area. Hoping to have some beach … Continue reading

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Camping at Smith Mountain Lake State Park – July 14-16, 2020

When we visited Smith Mountain Lake State Park on New Year’s Day 2015, it was COLD! It was SO cold that we didn’t spend much time outside exploring, but we hoped to come back another time when we could really … Continue reading

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