Tag Archives: Baby Boomers

My Adventure Park Adventure

I may be a typical early 60s Baby Boomer in that I refuse to admit to aging. “I can still do everything I could when I was in my 20s!” I often tell myself. I decided to test myself at … Continue reading

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Let’s Visit a Winery. No, a Distillery. Let’s Do Both!

Although Northern Virginia and the Charlottesville area are best known for wineries, Southwest Virginia has a few, too.  While staying in Abingdon, we decided to head a little north to the Rural Retreat area and visit Davis Valley. It’s not … Continue reading

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Roanoke with a 3 Year Old

While out in Abingdon recently, we decided to take our 3 year old granddaughter Cortlyn on an overnight trip.  A two-hour drive to Roanoke seemed doable, so we picked her up and off we went. It’s an easy drive up … Continue reading

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On Safari…in Virginia

On a recent visit to Abingdon, our daughter told us about a chance to go on a safari, about an hour away. Having never done that, our daughter, son-in-law, granddaughter and the two of us hopped in the car for … 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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