Monthly Archives: June 2016

It’s hard to know what the word HOME means

I mentioned this in a recent entry, but the concept of home is a big deal in a lot of environmental thinking. Home means a place one knows and loves, a place where a person has a connection to the … Continue reading

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Charlottesville Pedestrian Mall

This four block downtown area rocks. It is brick, with brick buildings on both sides. Businesses are on the first stories, with apts. on the second and third. The middle of the mall includes outdoor tables for cafes and restaurants. … Continue reading

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Oh Shenandoah..

Shenandoah National Park is a gorgeous place. It is considered America’s thinnest national park, it ranges from one to thirteen miles east to west, but stretches a long distance along the crest of the Appalachians. Here, the color green is … Continue reading

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Interesting town

This will be a quick entry since I am running out of time on a library computer. This is quite a town. The photography festival is amazing, wonderful nature photos and more. The trails around town are wonderful. I signed … Continue reading

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Virginia days

Charlottesville, Va. is a beautiful town. We have been here a little less than 72 hours.┬áThere is a downtown pedestrian mall with ice cream parlors, a specialty tea store, bookstores, cafes, and other businesses. Today we hiked on the Rivana … Continue reading

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A different kind of trip

So we are on the road again in 38 hours. This will be an adventure based trip. Kate and I will visit my family in Pittsburgh for a few days, then go on to Charlottesville, Va. We will visit the … Continue reading

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