Bookstores & Bookshops

Bookstores & Bookshops
This weekend the weather gods smiled upon the mid-Atlantic region and delivered two gorgeous low 80-degree days with minimal humidity.  This is rare, folks.  Knowing this, ...
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Hanover Tavern – Hanover County, VA

Hanover Tavern - Hanover County, VA
It was a Patrick Henry weekend.  No, we didn’t plan it but it ended up that way.  As usual, I got a scathingly brilliant idea in ...
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Bristol TN & Bristol VA

Bristol TN & Bristol VA
I-81 runs along the western edge of Virginia, through some of the prettiest valleys as it runs parallel to the Appalachian Mountains.  It’s also a main ...
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Mabry Mill – Burks Fork, VA

Mabry Mill - Burks Fork, VA
Ever since I saw a picture of this serene spot, I marked it on my Must-Visit list.  Sadly, the weather was still not cooperating on this ...
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Blue Ridge Parkway & West Central VA

Blue Ridge Parkway & West Central VA
As is our habit, we opted to take the scenic route to our next destination vs. the speedier way (a.k.a, I-81).  I love this part.  Roadtrip ...
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The Roanoke Star, VA

The Roanoke Star, VA
During our stopover in Roanoke, VA last week, we were looking for something different to see and somebody recommended we go see ‘the star’.  Not knowing ...
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The Swinging Bridge – Buchanan, VA

The Swinging Bridge – Buchanan, VA
Off I-81 in western Virginia is the cute little town of Buchanan.  It has a swinging bridge... Yep, that’s right.  It swings and it’s awesome. It’s ...
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Road Trip to Tennessee

Road Trip to Tennessee
On Saturday, we’re hitting the road again. Wahoo! This time to Tennessee, with a few off-the-busy-highway side trips along the way.   I bought this old vintage ...
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Monticello – Charlottesville, VA

Monticello - Charlottesville, VA
If you’re traveling along I-64 in Virginia and find yourself in the middle of the state, you’re going to zoom by someplace you mustn’t zoom by ...
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Natural Bridge – Near Lexington, VA

Natural Bridge - Near Lexington, VA
Driving through western Virginia?  Looking for something to break up the monotony of a long drive?  Stop at the Natural Bridge in (surprise) Natural Bridge, VA.  ...
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