Monthly Archives: June 2013

Brookside Gardens

Yesterday I was up in Silver Springs, Maryland, checking out Brookside Botanical Gardens for a walk this coming Saturday. Sure hope it doesn’t rain! (Click on the photo to see more photos on Flickr.)

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Changing it up with some local walks

After driving a few hours to the Shenandoah Mountains for a hike 2 weeks ago, it was time to do some local walks for a change. Every walk doesn’t have to be an adventure, after all. The remains of Tropical Storm … Continue reading

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Crossing the Styx

I was driving around in northern Virginia last week and heard this news story on the radio: 11-Yr-Old Suspended From School For Merely TALKING About Guns Martin Di Caro,, June 3, 2013 OWINGS, MD — The father of a … Continue reading

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Dark Hollow Falls/Hawksbill

Hiking in the Shenadoah National Park is great, but it’s such a long drive! Skyline Drive is  cool (in the Ultimate Driving Machine), but the entire distance is a 2 1/2 hour haul each way. Whenever I go up there tagging along with … Continue reading

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