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Photo of the Week #25 ~ Burke Lake Regional Park

Fairfax county in northern Virginia is a heavily populated suburb of Washington DC. In fact, it is the most populated county in Virginia at 1.1+ million people. You’d think fitting that many people into a relatively small area they wouldn’t have room left over for green space. Wrong. Fairfax has over 390 parks, including a […]

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Photo of the Week #24 ~ Hawksbill Summit

This year we celebrated the summer solstice with a hike up Hawksbill Mountain, the highest peak in Shenandoah National Park. It’s a relatively short hike (3 miles or so) but the first mile is steep. The type of assent that makes you wish you were a little more active during the winter months…you know what I […]

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~ Photo of the Week #14 ~ Bull Run Regional Park

The blooming of the Bluebells is pretty much the main attraction during the springtime at Bull Run Regional Park in Fairfax, Virginia. Thousands of people hike the trails along Bull Run and are treated to a beautiful blanket of dainty little blue flowers. Or at least that’s what I’ve been told. Every year, I manage […]

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