Tag: fall foliage

Travel Theme: Mountains

My favorite boy toy and I spent a lovely day in late 2011 wandering our way home along the Skyline Drive, which goes through the Shenandoah National Park in Virginia.  As I wrote here, we’d already taken the time off from work.  Whether we rushed it or just took a leisurely drive, we had already invested the…

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A Walk In November (Autumn Sounds)

This week’s Six Word Friday uses the word “sound”, something I was thinking about after my walk last weekend at the Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens: Autumn has more sounds than expected. I don’t know why, but I was expecting a quiet, contemplative walk around the gardens, enjoying silence and beauty.  The beauty was there, but…

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Thoughts On Fall Colors

It happens this way every year – I see all the photos from family, blogs, and on the Internet of bright fall foliage.  It’s gorgeous and colorful and I am oh-so-jealous.  Fall comes later to central Virginia and in early November, I finally decide we’ve missed it.  The colors are nice, but nothing spectacular. And…

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Enjoying Fall Colors

Here’s my entry for Wordless Wednesday, from Colonial Williamsburg last weekend.  I’ve also updated my header to use this photo. Happy Wednesday!  The temperatures have dipped here and I actually wore my winter coat to work today.  Yuck!

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A Fall Walk

I love spending time on the weekends at the Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens.  Although they’re not big, they have a lot there and it changes every week. More and more I realize though that I don’t go there to think, meditate or even contemplate.  I find that as I wander around with my camera, my brain is…

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