Category Archives: Adventures & Travels

Local Lakes & Birds – February 2, 2019

Wayne spotted the first hawk of the day–a very puffed-up Red-shouldered hawk–shortly after 9:00 am as we were heading out to run some errands in town. A few minutes later, I saw another bird on a distant tree, and when … Continue reading

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1st Day Hike – Jan. 1, 2019 – James River State Park

Each New Year’s Day since 2014, we’ve visited one of Virginia’s beautiful state parks for their “1st Day Hike” event.  (We DID miss last year, however, since the day started out at 7 degrees and only got up in the … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas to Us! VA Beach, December 2018

Instead of buying each other gifts this Christmas, Wayne and I decided to treat ourselves to a night at Virginia Beach.  Off-season rates made an oceanfront hotel pretty affordable, so we left the house on the morning of Saturday, December … Continue reading

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Fall Colors – November 2018

When we left the house at 10:30 AM on Sunday, November 4, it was simply with the intention of picking up a sewing-related item I’d purchased on Craigslist earlier that morning.  We both had a lot of things to do … Continue reading

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Camping Trip with the Clipper – August 25-26, 2018

The summer of 2018 has been one of the wettest I can remember here on the East Coast. We’d hoped to do a lot of camping in the new-to-us 2015 Coachmen Clipper that we bought towards the end of July, … Continue reading

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