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The Island: Arlington, Virginia (1984-1991)

Halfway between my house and Henry’s there is a little patch of land in a river of asphalt. The county owns the island, but a nearby neighbor has made it her azalea haven. 229 more words


Wrestling With Adonis

My conscience
was the only casualty
of wrestling Adonis.

We sent it home
on a shiny bronzed shield
a fight I never understood. 36 more words

Post Weakly

Don't Forget to Enjoy the Experience

At the time I decided to bicycle the Blue Ridge Parkway I had several goals I wanted to achieve.  First, was to get myself into better physical condition to handle the mountainous terrain.  447 more words


Take a hike at the North Carolina Arboretum

By Lucy McElroy

There is a little something for everyone at the North Carolina Arboretum – even those furry, four-legged friends. The arboretum, in Asheville, has more than 10 miles of well-maintained trails, ranging in levels of difficulty. 180 more words

Busy Week

I see I failed to post again last night. This is my last super-busy week of the summer. I think. Since the last time I posted I got to go out to dinner for my birthday and I received beautiful flowers from my children. 144 more words

A Weekend in D.C.

When we were discussing our plans for April, we decided that since the BF had two days off for Easter, we could go somewhere and explore. 407 more words

Another Side

1736 Lamont Street. I knew this was the place when I first saw it. A stately Victorian tucked away in a quiet, tree-lined neighborhood. The house looked majestic sitting there bordered by lovely rows of azaleas across the front, their pink, frilly blooms jutting out over the slender, almost lime green leaves. 1,198 more words