Tag Archives: hiking

And in pictures

I hope everyone had an amazing weekend. Mine was excellent, if not what I had expected. And instead of writing a full post, I’m feeling much more like a photo update. Lazy? Perhaps. But there are fun pictures! RiverRock RVa … Continue reading

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The mountains are calling

And I went! (original quote ‘The mountains are calling and I must go’ from John Muir). Some friends and I headed up to the Shenandoah National Park for an amazing weekend filled with camping, hiking, relaxing by the fire, mountain … Continue reading

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Ice cream sandwiches

I have been wanting to make ice cream sandwiches since the Riprap hike.  Seriously.  You can even ask the Trav.   So today, I did something about it.  I made my standard chocolate chip cookie, let them cool and then … Continue reading

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Hiking weekends are the best kind of weekends

Happy Monday! We’ve been lucky enough to have beautiful weather the past two weekends and you know that that means- hiking! Last weekend my friend and I drove up to Shenandoah National Park and did the Riprap Hollow hike. (recommended … Continue reading

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Thankful things Thursday: hopeful edition

Omg. It’s been forever since one of these popped up. Here’s to getting back to more thankful Thursday action! So here goes. Things I am thankful for today include: Really surprisingly warm winter days. I went hiking today. In shorts … Continue reading

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Lift coffee, craft store and water heater pipe malfunctions

Happy Sunday! I hope everyone had a lovely thanksgiving. I definitely did. I got to see one of my cousins who (whom?) I haven’t seen in forever which was awesome. He’s a glass blower apprenticing with an artist in Knoxville, … Continue reading

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Carl’s ice cream, Breaking Dawn and Whiteoak Canyon

Is it ludicrous to get ice cream when it’s 40 degrees out? Absolutely not. Does it look ridiculous to eat ice cream in the car wearing a hat, gloves and multiple sweaters draped across one’s lap? I don’t think so. … Continue reading

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