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Summer :: Great Falls Revisited

Summer :: Great Falls Revisited

“Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting, and autumn a mosaic of them all.” – Stanley Horowitz I’ve used that quote a few times when I’ve talked about the fun of exploring nature through different seasons, but the more we explore Virginia through the seasons, the more truth it’s had for us….

Hiking Virginia :: Prince William Forest National Park

Hiking Virginia :: Prince William Forest National Park

I don’t know why I’m always surprised that there are so many beautiful National Parks right around us here in Virginia. Bias from growing up on the West Coast maybe, where it was all about Yosemite, the Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, and so forth. The East Coast always seemed too civilized, too urban…too lacking in…

Hiking Virginia :: Great Falls National Park

Hiking Virginia :: Great Falls National Park

When we were packing up our home in Hawaii last summer, getting ready to move all the way across the Pacific Ocean and all the way across the continental U.S. to Washington, D.C., friends asked us how we were going to cope. They were so used to us posting pictures from our adventures there – like our…

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