Monthly Archives: July 2014

Wineries are Brewing in Virginia

  Thomas Jefferson attempted to grow grapes in Virginia in the early 1800s, but was not successful. Thankfully for wine lovers like us, modern day wine making has really taken off in Virginia and today the state ranks fifth in the … Continue reading

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Biking on the Dismal Swamp Canal Trail

With our new bike rack, our biking world has opened up.  So why did we go someplace dismal for our first out of the neighborhood bike ride? Mainly because the Dismal Swamp is misnamed and is really quite lovely.  Plus … Continue reading

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Launching Virginia Rediscovered: Six Reasons Virginia is Cool

So what do two baby boomers do when they retire? Well, for us, it’s time to rediscover Virginia, a state we have called home as a couple for 35 years, a place where we have raised our children who are … Continue reading

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