Chatham Manor is one of the historic houses in Virginia. It served as a headquarters and hospital for the Union Army during the Battle of Fredericksburg. The manor has stood for over 200 years graced by visits from notable figures like George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Robert E. Lee, Abraham Lincoln, Clara Barton, Walt Whitman, … More Free Friday: Chatham Manor, Virginia
“All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” — Abraham Lincoln Happy to be celebrating Mother’s Day together!
I was reminded of my favorite show Downton Abbey when I saw this folly at Chatham Manor in Fredericksburg, Virginia. The statue inside the temple-like structure is that of a muse holding a musical instrument. The folly somewhat resembles the Temple of Diana in the grounds of Downton Abbey. It serves its purpose well in … More Snapshot: The Folly at Chatham Manor
The Visitor Center is in Middlesboro, Kentucky, but the cave is in Ewing, Virginia. Cumberland Gap National Historical Park is one interesting place! Our trip to the South turned out to be a Cave Tour. We went on 4 cave tours. One of them was at Cumberland Gap Cave, formerly known as Cudjo’s … More Sunday Review: Cumberland Gap Cave Tour, Virginia
I love this view from the Arlington House in Virginia. I can see the Lincoln Memorial, the Potomac River, Old Post Office Tower, and Washington Monument in Washington, D.C. It’s a view that inspires.
Chincoteague, Assateague Island National Seashore, Virginia Last weekend, I learned about the symbiotic relationship that exists between wild horses and birds. The wild horses allow the birds to sit on their back and feed on the insects that prey on the horses. Ah, the way of nature!!
Assateague Island National Seashore, Virginia (where wild horses roam) A wild mare and her foal grazing, is one of the cutest things I had ever seen! This assignment stumped me. What would I post for this one? The two black bears that used my backyard as their playground a couple of weeks ago? Or…nothing! … More Photo 101, Day 19: Double
May 25, 2015 Today is Memorial Day in the United States of America. Memorial Day is a holiday that the United States observes every last Monday of May. On this day, we remember those who died while serving in the armed forces. May they rest in peace and the fruits of their sacrifices continue to … More Today, We Remember the Fallen