Monthly Archives: September 2014

Candid camera?

“Smile, you’re on Candid Camera!” Sounds really nice, right? Some local police departments in Northern Virginia are still randomly scanning license plate data — including the date, time and exact location where that license plate was located — and storing … Continue reading

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Rainy day

It was only overcast at first, but before noon it was a rainy day in Old Town Alexandria. There’s always something nice about a rainy day on the waterfront.

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A visit to River Farm

This morning’s treat was a visit to River Farm. I briefly visited back in June with the hiking group, but because we were just passing through I didn’t have much time to enjoy the sights. Once the northernmost of George … Continue reading

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Long weekend, lost wonder

Whenever a Federal holiday comes around, yielding a three-day weekend, I usually feel compelled to fill up with hikes. Maybe this compulsion comes from something I was discussing with a friend not so very long ago, about the lost wonder … Continue reading

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