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Valley Trail in Rock Creek Park

A few weeks before our epic 50-mile backpacking trip in Glacier National Park, we realized we needed to TRAIN. While we both walk to work (~4 miles RT), we really hadn’t done anything long distance with a pack, and that makes a big difference! 183 more words

DC Life

Natural Communities

Looking at plants as communities from a design point of view is cool but it’s also cool to look at plants as they fit into natural communities. 617 more words

Garden Management

Rolling Lawnchairs - a DC Bentabout

Every Memorial Day motorcyclists descend on DC as part of an event called Rolling Thunder. If you live in DC, you can plan on traffic tie ups and long waits at restaurants and crowded taverns. 699 more words


Ray's Meadow Park Engagement Session, Washington DC

Annie and Evan met in Boston, their desks were next to one another in faculty room. They both had careers in education and conversation was flowing on their first date at Fairmont Grill. 53 more words

Love Adventure

Killing My Legs for a Good Cause or Two

What a busy weekend.  Friday night I took Mrs. Rootchopper out for dinner to celebrate her retirement. It had been a long last week for her (she worked until 1 a.m. 947 more words


Deciphering DC: Capitol Stones

Rock Creek Park is big enough where you can hike around it dozens of times and still find new spots and trails yet discovered by you. 373 more words

Deciphering DC

A Park and Mysterious Sounds in the Night

I live on the edge of a bustling downtown equipped with a mall, movie theaters, office buildings, city buses, traffic and people, lots of people, but no more than a mile from my house is an extraordinary expanse of old growth forest you can actually get lost in and not hear a car. 574 more words