Archive | August, 2012

Leaving Virginia

When Dennis and I moved to D.C. back in the summer of 2010 we knew we wanted to live in the city itself, and not a neighboring suburb. We found a 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom apartment in NW D.C., in a little …

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His Pick: Grizzly Bear – Plans

Grizzly Bear is an indie rock/folk band from Brooklyn, best known for “Two Weeks.”  In the video below,  they perform “Plans”–unplugged in a Paris bedroom:


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The Proposal

Her Perspective

After driving almost the entire length of the park, we were ready to get back out on a trail. Dennis had done some research and wanted to pick up a stretch of the Appalachian Trail just north of …

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Review: Jacob Swartz B&B

Jacob Swartz House

For our vacation this week, we stayed at the Jacob Swartz House Bed & Breakfast in New Market, VA. I booked there mainly because I liked the idea behind the business: host only one guest or party at a time …

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Luray Caverns

This morning, Virginia made us baked apples and crustless quiche for breakfast. The quiche looked so good I dug in before remembering to take a photo.

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Skyline Drive and Dark Hollow Falls

This morning, Virginia made us baked eggs and asparagus for breakfast, with melon balls and beef kielbasa. Dennis also had latkes, which he said were very good.

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