Category Archives: Adventures & Travels

Virginia Beach – November 2019

As much as we love our mountains, it’s nice to be just a few hour’s drive away from the ocean. While I-64 is the fastest way to get to there, we usually opt to do a slower and more scenic … Continue reading

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A Day in the Mountains – October 27, 2019

I woke up to torrential rain and thought we might be spending the day at home. Skies cleared quickly, however, and the beautiful fall colors and warm temperatures got us in the car and out on the roads for another … Continue reading

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All in One Day: October 19, 2019

With a free weekend and no option to go camping (all campgrounds I’d checked within a 60-mile radius were full!) we decided to do a meandering day trip–but where to go? We finally decided to go to the Shenandoah Valley. … Continue reading

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Swannanoa – October 6, 2019

My cousin, Jude, her son, Shawn, and Wayne and I had the opportunity to visit Swannanoa during an open house on October 6, 2019. I’d last visited this Italian Renaissance Revival marble palace in the early 1980s when Walter and … Continue reading

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Virginia Museum of Fine Arts – September 8, 2019

The last time Wayne and I went to the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts was Christmas Day 2013! We were long, long overdue for a return visit, and we thoroughly enjoyed the 5 HOURS that we spent there THIS time … Continue reading

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