Virginia Archive


Autumn in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley

“We headed west into the Virginia countryside with no set plan but to enjoy the fall weather and all that the

Picture of the Day: Piankatank River, Gloucester, VA

Down in the tidewater area of southeast Virginia is the Piankatank River.  It empties into Chesapeake Bay just north

Kayaks Surfing the Potomac River at Great Falls

Video Tip:  The video is 2 min 23 seconds and is best watched on full screen, and select HD.

Skyline Drive by Bike – Day 2 of 3

Day 2 of this trip was the first day of actual bicycling.  Day 1 had been mostly about positioning

Skyline Drive by Bike – Day 1 of 3

Our bike trip began with a lot of logistics.  We drove two cars out to the mountains, leaving one

Skyline Drive by Bike – Complete!

I am always amazed by the body’s ability to recover. Today I woke up a little sore but ready

Skyline Drive by Bike – End of Day 1

Today’s ride began with a 6 mile climb! The entire ride was grueling and the ascents were endless. Traffic

Skyline Drive – Sheanandoah National Park by Bike

Today is about logistics.  The actual bike riding does not begin until tomorrow but it will take a full

Return to Shenandoah National Park…This Time by Bike

The last time I blogged about Shenandoah National Park I was hiking it by foot along the Appalachian Trail. 

Pupatella: Even the New York Pizza Snobs Say It’s Good!

I’m just going to come out and say it, I have a chip on my shoulder about New York