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Virginia is a beautiful state. With mountains, trees, waterfalls, history, and plenty of scenic drives, it makes for a spectacular place to visit and a lovely place to live. But what are the prettiest places? How do you decide what to see? While I obviously think you may as well see it all, there realistically isn’t time for that. So here’s a list of five of Virginia’s prettiest, most worthwhile places to… Read More

Noah and I went to see the total eclipse in South Carolina on August 21st of 2017. It happened at about 2:45 in the afternoon and lasted for two minutes. We got up at an insanely early time in order to drive down to South Carolina in time to find an acceptable place to view the eclipse. We ended up arriving early (which is never a bad thing) and driving through tons… Read More

Falling Spring Falls, Falling Spring, VA 24445   This is one of the single most beautiful landscapes that I have ever seen to date. I don’t know how to describe it without using dramatic terms such as fairyland or heavenly, so I won’t even bother. The truth of the matter is, Falling Springs Falls is such an elegant display of nature that it almost doesn’t make sense that I’ve touched it. Thomas Jefferson is known to… Read More

It’s Abbey again, and at this point, I’ve only been out of the country twice. The first time was a family trip to Israel during which we drove around the country, explored, discovered, and thoroughly integrated ourselves with the culture in order to find food, shelter, and fun (my dad drove, to be honest; none of the rest of us would brave that). My mother planned out the entire trip during the year… Read More

Moriah and I have been friends for more than a minute. Once upon a time (before I was a jerk and got a boyfriend), we both moved out of our respective family homes when we were teenagers and got our first adult apartment together. This was so we could begin “real life.” We navigated challenges and stresses, survived car crashes and college drama, juggled old relationships and new ones, and danced through… Read More