Category Archives: Adventures & Travels

January 1, 2018

For the last several years, Wayne and I have visited a Virginia state park on New Year’s Day.  This year–with the bitterly cold temperatures and by getting a late start–we decided to stay a bit closer to home. We drove … Continue reading

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Tennessee – November 2017

Whenever we make the 500+ mile trek to Tennessee, we always take advantage of opportunities to explore natural areas.  On a previous trip we visited Percy Priest Lake, and this time we wanted to see Old Hickory Lake, which is … Continue reading

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Augusta County, Virginia – October 28, 2017

With rain in the forecast for Sunday, we decided to take advantage of a pretty Saturday to check out the fall colors in the Shenandoah Valley.  An interactive map that shows our route is here, and you can click on … Continue reading

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Old Friends, New Friends; Changing Seasons – October 7, 2017

Our Saturday outing started with a drive down I-64 East, where the first hints of fall color were on display. On this beautiful October morning as we drove past previously green fields where combines were now harvesting dusty brown cornstalks, … Continue reading

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Westmoreland State Park – September 30, 2017

It had been almost exactly four years since we’d visited Westmoreland State Park on the Potomac River.  It’s one of the longer day trips that we’ve done (it’s close to 3 hours, one way), but as we knew after the first … Continue reading

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