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Recently, Cody and I, along with others, were extended an invitation to take a tour of the farm that we receive our weekly share of veggies from. Ever since we joined Creeksong Farm’s CSA*, I have wanted to go for a visit and take pictures, but for whatever reason we were never able to work […]

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July 30, 2009

Food, Fresh Air & Fun on the Farm

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3. DOYLES RIVER FALLS (Upper Falls) For our last day in Shenandoah National Park we picked this trail because there were not one, but two waterfalls! The round trip hike of 3.2 miles is moderate on the way down, but the return climb is STEEP! So steep it seems that you are pretty much at […]

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July 22, 2009

The 3 Easiest Waterfall Hikes in Shenandoah National Park (Part 2)

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There is nothing that I like more than to see the awe-inspiring beauty of a flowing cascade. What can some times make that desire difficult to achieve is the time and effort it can take to get there. Since there are no waterfalls that are visible from Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park, to see […]

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July 20, 2009

The 3 Easiest Waterfall Hikes in Shenandoah National Park

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Step into a world where enormous underground chambers are filled with countless stalactites and stalagmites that are 4,000,000 centuries in the making. Cathedral-sized rooms with ceilings 10 stories high are home to a myriad of fantastical forms. This ‘subterranean wonderland’ is a place where natural curiosities can be experienced and imaginations can be exercised around […]

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July 17, 2009

Luray Caverns: A Subterranean Wonderland

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Were the words ringing in our ears as the ranger hung her head out the check-in station window.I didn’t pay attention because I was already keeping my distance, but there were many who weren’t. The second sighting was even worse. Just down the road, minutes after our first black bear sighting, were two more black […]

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July 10, 2009

Don’t get too close!

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We experienced it all….and then some!I want nothing more than to tell you the details about our camping trip.Instead, I need to be a grown up and focus on meeting deadlines this week.Hopefully, I will sneak in some time and have a field trip ready for Friday! Until then,MEET THE LOCALS 😀 Shenandoah National Park […]

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July 8, 2009

Wildlife, Wilderness and Waterfalls! Oh, my!

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I’m not a doctor and I don’t know the technical terminology, but Ido know that sunshine activates our happiness glands.~Jessi Lane Adams~ I am so ready to soak up all I can!Cody and I piggy-backed a few vacation days onto the July 4th holiday.We will be spending this time camping in the woods of Shenandoah […]

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July 1, 2009

No Need to Get Technical