Fall has officially arrived here in the valley – heralded by cool nights, people making excuses to wear scarves, apple cider in the front entrances of my grocery stores, mums lining the city porches, apple and cinnamon candles burning in every house and home, and pumpkin everything. Although I do indulge in some of these […]Read more "Harvest Time"
Summer remains quiet for me, for the most part. I tend to pull back, socialmedia-ly speaking. I tend to take less photos and write less. Maybe spending my formative years in the deep South has something to do with that. In Georgia Summer is when you get very, very still – slowing your breathing – and […]Read more "The Star City and the End of Summer"
OK, maybe not uncharted. But until now, E and I had never been to New England. So, taking advantage of this past holiday weekend, we amended this. We drove the car instead of the van – I know, lame – because of the predictable traffic to be had up the Eastern seaboard. Van no-likey-da-traffic. The […]Read more "Uncharted, Part One"
After fleeing the hubbub of Harper’s Ferry last weekend we were kind of at a loss for where to go, considering we’d planned this whole second day around the tourist infested town. Luckily just down the road from Harper’s Ferry, in Maryland, is the site of an equally historic and less-trafficked place – Antietam Battlefield. […]Read more "Three Days, Two States – Continued"
OK, it sounds far more thorough than it is – we did, technically, touch down tires in three states over a two day period, but that’s only because we went to visit Harper’s Ferry, WV. Which is not only at the confluence of the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers, it is also at the crux of […]Read more "Three States, Two Days"