Ok, Christmas may be over, but you still have until Monday, January 11th to get one last dose! I LOVE Christmas lights and if that’s your gig,… Read more “GardenFest of Lights at Lewis Ginter – RVA”
Everything seems better in the fall. The dreaded Virginia humidity and heat of summer gives way to cool breezes and beautiful temperatures. There’s football. The leaves change.… Read more “Fall in Charlottesville”
There are plenty of places near Charlottesville where one can pick a pumpkin. Places such as Carter Mountain Orchard, where I took the kids last Friday for apple picking, Chiles Peach Orchard, Greenfield Fall Fest near Ruckersville, and Hess Greenhouse‘s Back Home on the Farm in Harrisonburg where my daughter’s kindergarten class went last year for a field trip. But based on a recommendation last year and a Groupon for $15 season passes, I decided to take a trip to Belvedere Plantation in Fredericksburg, VA.
Staunton’s Frontier Culture Museum is a tribute to the first colonial Virginia settlers and is organized on a circular trail with tiny houses / villages representing different… Read more “Staunton’s Frontier Culture Museum”
Growing up in Northern VA, I have many memories of trips to Luray Caverns… I’ve probably been there between 7 to 10 times, but not since maybe… Read more “Luray Caverns and Skyline Drive”
As I prepared to write this blog post, I realized that my father has pretty much lived and worked in all the same places as George Washington,… Read more “George Washington Birthplace”