Tag Archives: Virginia

Spring Fever

Spring will not officially arrive for forty days, but yesterday I had spring fever. The temperature reached an unseasonably 70 degrees, so my husband and I went hiking in First Landing State Park. We picnicked under loblolly pines and live … Continue reading

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OpSail 2012 in Norfolk, Virginia

Though my broken foot kept me from enjoying OpSail 2012, thanks to my dear husband, who walked from his office in downtown Norfolk to take some pictures of the tall ships, I have these to show you. All of the … Continue reading

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Strippers for the Lord

Every Monday morning I volunteer at church with a group known simply as “Peanuts.” Fifteen or more of us meet in the parish hall at 8:30 and painstakingly strip the skins off of raw Virginia peanuts after soaking them in … Continue reading

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Christmas Cheer in a Desolate Land

The Eastern Shore of Virginia is particularly desolate in late fall and winter.  On our drive back to Virginia from Connecticut yesterday, the fields were devoid of vegetation, leaving a dry, dusty landscape with a heavy ceiling of grey clouds. … Continue reading

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Professional Development

If you’ve noticed my posting schedule has been a little erratic of late, it’s because I’m on a business trip with my husband.  His trip, not mine, but I get to reap the benefits.  As a teacher, and even as … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Path

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Old

At first, I thought I’d just post several pictures of me, but then I thought these pictures would be more interesting:

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