Passamaquoddy Loop Hike in Shenandoah National Park

Happy 100th birthday, National Park Service!

How nice! Instead of expecting a gift from its guests, NPS gave a gift to the public: free admission at national parks.

Hubby and I took advantage of the free entry by visiting Shenandoah National Park for a hike.


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Shenandoah Valley Thanksgiving Snow of 2014

I kid you not — snow on Thanksgiving! Well, it mostly snowed the day before (6+ inches!) but we had a few flurries the day of. The holiday was a little bittersweet as our first family holiday since we lost Dad, but watching the dogs all playing together in the white stuff helped keep my […]

Snowy Allegheny Mountain View

I really hope this is the last time I have a snowy view this season. I love the first pretty snowfalls in Autumn, but by the end of February, I am done. To see this in Spring? No fun!


Allegheny Snowy Mountains

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Icy Shenandoah Valley Winter Wonderland

An ice storm makes everything beautiful! It is also hard on the rear when you fall, which I did…twice :-o Enjoy the beauty from the comfort and safety of your own home!

icy weeping willow tree

icy forsythia

icy saucer magnolia

icy pussywillow

icy mimosa

icy holly

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Shenandoah Valley Spring Break Snow Storm

Yep, more snow in March! Nine more inches of white fluffy stuff while a lot of students are on spring break. I don’t think you need more words to see that it’s snow, so enjoy if you are a snow lover!

snowy peach

snowy willow

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