Category Archives: Virginia

Oh Shenandoah, I love your daughter

What does the world look like when you travel home on a fall night after a day of packing up your Mom’s house after her death? Rick drove. I thought about how she loved this Virginia trip from Berryville to … Continue reading

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Photoblogging: Signs of Spring in Virginia

Spring robin, South River Valley. First tree blooms — Walmart parking lot, Ruckersville, VA. Eggs colored by nature from our friends’ spring chickens. Early spring training; Nick Faulconer, U15 Richmond Kickers Spring’s first rainbow, Charlottesville, VA; today.

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The Field Trip Not Taken

Today we’re not going on a field trip. We won’t be touring Appomattox Court House, where General Lee surrendered and America’s Civil War ended. We won’t be with our friends from our homeschool co-op. We won’t be punctuating our study … Continue reading

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We Brake for Skies

Yesterday we were passing through Barboursville on our way back from a soccer tournament. The trip had been especially pretty, with the air taking on a golden glow as two full days of hard rain transitioned Virginia from summer humidity … Continue reading

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