Category Archives: Adventures & Travels

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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Bear Creek Lake State Park

After a couple of rainy weeks with gray, dreary skies, the weekend of May 7-8, 2016 was warm and beautiful in Virginia!  On Saturday we made more progress on the travel trailer we’re renovating, and on Sunday we decided we were long … Continue reading

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Renwick Gallery, Washington, D.C. & Great Falls National Park – March 26-27, 2016

Each year in late March, Wayne goes to Washington, D.C. to visit some art galleries and to get together with some friends he’s had since college.  This was my second trip with him, and despite it being Easter weekend (when … Continue reading

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