Category Archives: Virginia

A rainy afternoon on the porch at Belmont

Looking down to the start of the Belmont/Ferry Farm trail

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Stafford County history

I spent some time here sitting in a traffic jam yesterday at the Falmouth light, and realized I don’t remember ever noticing this building before. Apparently it’s an important bit of the history of Old Falmouth Village: an African-American church … Continue reading

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Monday’s 26-mile bike ride

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Canal path, Fredericksburg

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Colonial Williamsburg

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War memorial, Stafford, Virginia

The black stone sphere spins gently on a pool of water. A press release described this as “a 3,000-pound floating granite world globe, floating above a pentagon-shaped base that is etched with the five branches of the Armed Services.”

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Canal Path, Fredericksburg

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A little bike ride in high heat and humidity

Ride 29, Mon July 2nd, 9:40am, Heritage Trail and Canal Path loop x 2, 6.4 miles, 45 mins, with Charlie and Leslie, 7:02 pace, 8.53 mph, 90F 32C 45% 77DP, failed to start our apps. This spot was under two … Continue reading

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Hyperion run flooded: Heritage Trail under water

Above, photo by Sarah of Joanne and me on Fall Hill Drive, Fredericksburg, Virginia, midway through the regular Saturday 6-miler from Hyperion Espresso. (The trail is on the far side of that guard rail.) And below, a police officer’s photo … Continue reading

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High Bridge Trail, Farmville, Virginia

Edwin, Randy, Bonnie, Trudy. We left Farmville about 10:30am, biked east about 15 miles at a leisurely pace to our picnic at the abrupt end of the trail in the woods near Burkeville. Then back, stopping here and there when … Continue reading

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