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Blackrock Summit - Shenandoah National Park, VA

It was a particularly hot summer weekend in Charlottesville, with highs greater than 100 degrees F. We were on a getaway from the city and despite the heat, we somehow wanted to squeeze in a quick hike in Shenandoah National Park. 275 more words


A walk in the woods

“Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.” –  John Muir… 375 more words


Country Colors

Here are two colorful pastoral scenes from our “Blue Ridge Country” which I made recently. Makes me want to relax!


welcome to the world!

We couldn’t be more excited to meet you. 

My name is Danielle and that’s my husband Mike up there, he’s a sweetie. We’ve been married for about six months, yeesh, I guess it’s closer to ten now! 135 more words

Cedar Creek Flash Flood

It’s remarkable what one inch of rain in a short time can do to a normally tranquil creek in the Mountains. Last evening, in the course of an hour, the largest storm in six weeks did just that. 278 more words

North Carolina

Joey Class of 2016 {Virginia Senior Portraits}

The last guy, Aaron, was born in Germany and Joey was born in Australia! We made sure to nod to his Australian roots in a photo, which is good because he’s going to college there after all! 85 more words


Why Road Trips in the U.S. are Just as Awe-Inspiring as Backpacking Through Europe

When I told people I was moving to Texas, everyone was encouraging and happy for me. When they found out I was driving, though, that was when my sanity was questioned. 665 more words

Blue Ridge Mountains