Technically it’s not yet summer. It is, according to the universe and its calendar, still spring. You could have fooled me.
Winter is finally here!!! Real, honest to goodness snow – the kind that actually stays for more than 3 hours before it melts – finally fell here in Virginia last Tuesday and this past Saturday: I’m as giddy as a fat kid in a candy store!
Hall-frickin-lujah! I finally managed to escape the confines of my house in early November. Yes. It took me a month to write about it: judge all you want.
Billy Goat A Trail at C&O Canal Park
I’d like to give a wee shout out to the Tattooed Lady for her most stellar recommendation to hike Billy Goat Trail. Ice, snow, a bit of a breeze, a mother load of rocks to scramble over, and one might just call this a killer day. Continue reading
From the first overlook at Great Falls Park
Finally! After nine years -gag me with a spoon: cannot believe I’ve been in VA that long- I made it out to Great Falls Park for a hike/scramble/walk. I’ve had people telling me it was beautiful, awesome, magnificent, etc. I’m so glad they weren’t full of crap! Continue reading