Category Archives: Virginia

Chincoteage National Wildlife Refuge, Virginia

No one knows for sure how the wild ponies came to Assateague Island. Perhaps they were shipwrecked and swam to shore, or wandered away from early colonists, but they are descendants of domestic horses. Over 200-300 years have gone by … Continue reading

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Mind Trap

Still trying to guess that answer to yesterday’s Mind Trap? Well here it is: By using a magnifying glass and the sun’s rays you could burn through the string and consequently cause the ring to drop to the bottom of … Continue reading

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Historic Jamestowne, Virginia

Most young girls choose their favorite Disney princess, can you guess who mine was? “I look once more just around the river bend, beyond the shore, somewhere past the sea Don’t know what for, why do all my dreams extend, just … Continue reading

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A day in Richmond, Virginia

Sugar Shack Donuts, 1001 N Lombardy St, Richmond, VA 23220 The best way to start your day off is with a half dozen donuts for breakfast (I am not responsible for any medical mishaps due to sugar rush!!!). Though there … Continue reading

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A few hours in Roanoke, Virginia

Roanoke Pinball Museum, 1 Market Square SE, Roanoke, VA 24011 Walking around Market Square early on a Friday evening in summertime, the town seemed so alive. My eyes were drawn to a million and one places, but not one of … Continue reading

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A weekend in Shenandoah National Park

Mountains stretching as far as the eye can see, really, travel the 109 mile long Skyline Drive and you will certainly get your fix of mountainous views. I saw more butterflies in two days than I have seen all of … Continue reading

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Great Falls National Park, Virginia

Just a half an hour outside of Washington D.C. is an epic set of rapids in the Potomac River falling over 80 feet in less than a mile dubbed as “The Niagara of the South.” Great Falls National Park [9200 … Continue reading

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