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Wordless Wednesday – Shenandoah National Park

A scene in Shenandoah National Park that needs no words…

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Breezing Through Staunton, Virginia – Wishing I Had More Time

That little idiot light came on in my car yesterday. “Maint Req’d.” I know what it means; the first time it happened I called the dealership because the nowhere in the manual could I find an explanation of the meaning of the light. Turns out that it simply means it’s time to change…

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Fredericksburg, Virginia Is For History Buffs, Antiquers, And Ghost Hunters

My wanderings didn’t take me far from Richmond. Monday morning, just 50 miles north of Richmond, I pulled off I-95 into Fredericksburg to fill up the gas tank. I was standing at the pump in this cute little town when I suddenly remembered that friends of mine live in Fredericksburg. Even better, it…

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Double The Pleasure In Richmond, Virginia – A Walking Tour And A Folk Music Festival

By the time my writers conference ended in Richmond, Virginia, I had been sitting for two days and I desperately needed to move. Serendipitously, I discovered that the conference fell on the same weekend as Richmond’s Annual Folk Music Festival, and so I decided to extend my stay by a day to enjoy…

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Doing More Right Than Wrong With My Writing

For the last two days I’ve been in Richmond, Virginia, attending the James River Writers Conference. Since this is the first writers conference I have ever attended, I really did not know what to expect, but the event exceeded my every expectation. Not only were the various plenary and breakout sessions incredibly informative,…

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