Category Archives: Scenery

Spring

I think spring has finally won the battle, but it’s been a long time coming. It dropped below freezing the last day of April, but the trend has been upward since, even getting into the 80s a couple of days … Continue reading

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Blue Ridge Parkway—Finally

We’ve been here seven + years and only today made it up on the Blue Ridge Parkway. In some places, there was still a lot of green, in others the trees were completely bare. But it was a nice drive, … Continue reading

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Breaking the Law in New Jersey and Other Adventures

Lauren’s Senior trip was a whirlwind tour of fifteen states between here and New England. From hiking the AT in Vermont to seeing Independence Hall in Philly, we enjoyed history and the great outdoors in several places. We also learned … Continue reading

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Cousins and Snow

The Baileys graced us with their presence again over New Years. It is always a fun whirlwind of puzzles, games, gingerbread house making, and if the weather is nice, time in the woods. Continued construction on a structure in the … Continue reading

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Almost Christmas and Some Catching Up to Do

Time flies when you’re having fun—and gone for 16 days. Since last I’ve posted we’ve gotten some rain, which has put an end to the wild fires. Though while they were around the smoke made for some interesting photos: We’ve … Continue reading

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Smoke

It could be a lot worse, and it hasn’t been that long, but I’m ready for the smoke to move on. But in the meantime, we are looking forward to having Jenna home in a little over a week for Thanksgiving. … Continue reading

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Fires and a Little Fun

There are numerous wildfires burning in our neck of the woods. It’s been almost 80 days since we’ve had any significant rain, and for a region that averages 5-6 inches per month, that’s a long time with no rainfall. So … Continue reading

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