Category Archives: Adventures & Travels

North on the Skyline Drive – March 25, 2017

We both had plenty of things to do at home, but given a very warm, overcast Saturday–and with rain in the forecast for Sunday–we decided to go somewhere.  A return trip to Westmoreland State Park or Smith Mountain Lake weren’t totally … Continue reading

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Rt. 151 South, Piney River & The Blue Ridge Parkway

It had been a while since we’d gone on an adventure, and while we both had tons of things to do, it was a pretty day–not too cold–and so we headed towards Nelson and Amherst Counties.  We didn’t have a specific … Continue reading

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New Year’s Day Tradition

For the last several years, we’ve visited a Virginia State Park on New Year’s Day. In 2014, we visited Douthat State Park: In 2015, we went to Smith Mountain Lake State Park: In 2016, we visited one of our favorites, James … Continue reading

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The James & Maury Rivers & The Blue Ridge Parkway – October 9, 2016

Our latest adventure led us to one of our favorite destinations: the confluence of the James and Maury Rivers near Glasgow, VA.   There is something rather awe-inspiring and soul-touching to see one body of water merging into another, and … Continue reading

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A Visit to First Landing State Park: August 2-3, 2016

One of our very favorite places is First Landing State Park in Virginia Beach. The park has 2,888 acres, 20 miles of hiking trails, three separate entrances, and amazing ecological diversity! (Click on the pictures for a larger view–just be sure … Continue reading

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