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Billy Goat Trail, Virginia

It’s no secret that Old Rag is our favorite hike in Northern Virginia, but it requires a day-long commitment. The Billy Goat Trail in Great Falls Park is an excellent half-day trek for when we want a little challenge close to home. 795 more words

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Big Bend: Day 2

Our second day took us from the Chisos Mountains in the heart of Big Bend National Park to the park’s easternmost point at Boquillas Canyon. The Chisos are distinguished, in part, by being the only mountain range in the U.S. 381 more words


Sugar Free Dessert Challenge - Strawberry Soufflé


  1. Eggs – 2 (Separate the yolks from the whites)
  2. Strawberry Compote – 1 cup
  3. Fresh Cream – 1 cup
  4. Corn Flour – 2 tbsps.
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Reading New Adventures

The Holidays are a magical time for reading. There’s nothing like pulling away from all the parties and curling up with a good book. I usually reread a favorite, maybe one (or five) of the Harry Potter or Narnia books. 842 more words


Flash; Flinthillspaintedlady Training Day #16

I started chores and work at the butt crack of dawn this morning due to the ice storm. We are getting hit pretty hard. Flash is happy to be in the barn warm and dry with her buddy Louise. 297 more words


From Punta to the Players

“Is your beaver alright?” I asked Mavis giggling, as you’d expect. “Yes I think so”, she replied as we got in the lift. “I’ll just check.” She rummaged about and pulled it out of the bag. 1,937 more words


Things I Have Not Yet Learned How To Do Consistently

1. Make good decisions
2. Go to sleep on time
3. Be carefree and single
4. Get a job
5. Accept myself as I am