In a month's time, we planned the perfect small family wedding in the beautiful Virginia countryside.
As I've mentioned before on this blog, I spent several of my childhood years living in Germany. That is where I discovered one of the greatest German delicacies, Spaghetti Eis. For those of you not in the know, Spaghetti Eis is a fabulous strawberry sundae made to look like a plate of noodles topped with [...]
It seems a fitting follow up to my last post to write about the Waterford Fair. The same professor who taught me how to look for clues to the past is also who first told me about the annual festival in Waterford, Virginia. My teacher was from the little Loudoun County town, which was established [...]
It was the first week of my freshman year at Mary Washington College, and my historic preservation professor announced that we were going on a walk. Awesome. A stroll through Fredericksburg, Virginia, was better than a dark classroom, even if we were sweltering in the late August heat. We fell into line behind the tall [...]
The weekend is here. It has been a long week, and I am planning some leisurely strolls to recharge. One of my favorite places to wander is the farmers' market in Alexandria, Virginia. It is "the oldest farmers' market in the country held continuously at the same site" but I don't really care much about [...]