Monticello and Apple Picking: Charlottesville, Virginia

It was Autumn, and here in Virginia, the leaves were just turning fiery red and burnt orange, and the newspaper had headlines advertising apple butter and a pancake jamboree (with real maple syrup). Eager to see a true Fall, Jeff and I jumped in the car and headed to one of the biggest college towns in … More Monticello and Apple Picking: Charlottesville, Virginia

Dreadful Dantes: Khada’an (Part IV)

This is the fourth installment of Khada’an’s chapter in Dante’s Hell. If you’re just joining this chapter, I encourage you to start with Part I here. For other installments and chapters, click here.  Wind rushed through her thick, blonde hair and branches scratched her face as she ran through the thick, dead forest. The screeches … More Dreadful Dantes: Khada’an (Part IV)

Where The States United: Appomattox, Virginia

No matter where you stand politically, it’s hard to argue that we are not watching history unfold before our eyes. Traveling around Virginia, “the grandmother of all states,” Jeff and I are learning so much about how history has shaped and continues to influence even over a hundred years later. Just a few weeks ago, … More Where The States United: Appomattox, Virginia