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Camping at Douthat State Park – May 21-23, 2021

Thanks to a last-minute cancellation, I was able to make weekend reservations at Douthat State Park near Clifton Forge, Virginia. We’ve done two day trips to Douthat for First Day Hikes, but we’d never camped there. We were packed up … Continue reading

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Ferals – May 2020

In December 2016 when I became aware of feral cats on my school’s campus, I started trapping them to have them spayed or neutered through our local SPCA’s TNR program. (TNR stands for Trap-Neuter-Return.) Since then I’ve been feeding them … Continue reading

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Virginia Beach – November 2019

As much as we love our mountains, it’s nice to be just a few hour’s drive away from the ocean. While I-64 is the fastest way to get to there, we usually opt to do a slower and more scenic … Continue reading

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Williamsburg & Virginia Beach, August 2-4, 2019

On this journey, we took I-64 East to American Heritage RV Park near Williamsburg, VA. Once our “mobile motel” was set up in pull-through site #57, we were free to start exploring. From the campground, it was an easy 4-mile … Continue reading

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Red-Shouldered Hawk & Baby – May 23, 2019

I’ve been watching and photographing a pair of Red-Shouldered Hawks for months. Watched them building a nest, and now try to get glimpses of the hawk & babies through the trees.

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