Tag Archives: Virginia

Pimmit Run

Tomorrow we’re hiking the upstream section of Pimmit Run, a tributary of the Potomac that starts in Idylwood, near the I-66/I-495 interchange in Fairfax County, Virginia, and meanders its way north and east through the county before emptying into the … Continue reading

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Leesylvania

Yesterday I visited Leesylvania State Park to check it out for a group hike this weekend. The 508-acre park was once the plantation home of Henry Lee II, father of “Light Horse” Harry Lee and grandfather of Robert E. Lee, and is located along the Potomac River in Prince William County, Virginia. The … 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, WMAL.com, June 3, 2013 OWINGS, MD — The father of a … Continue reading

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