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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

It’s been a minute! Everyone tells you that you get a lot busier once you get married, but I really didn’t believe them (and I still don’t entirely believe them because life is always busy, so what’s the difference in time just because you made your over-the-top crush legal?). Here we are, though, three months into being married and busyness is a real thing–but it’s honestly not the only thing. Truth is,… Read More

  Spy Rock, Massies Mill, VA 22976 Here’s one picture of Spy Rock for you to look at. I’ve been there once, completely forgot to take more pictures, and now you’ll just have to wonder about the view, the hike, and if it’s worthwhile or not. (Hint: it’s worth it. I remember loving this hike because the summit is so different. It wasn’t busy whatsoever when I went.) Maybe I’ll go again,… Read More

Once, I said I’d write a follow up on Sharp Top Mountain featuring Buzzard’s Roost. I don’t really know why I didn’t just include Buzzard’s Roost into the Sharp Top Mountain post because it’s not like they’re two separate hikes. Or that Buzzards Roost is even a hike… But this is me following up.   Instructions for Buzzard’s Roost is very simple. Begin hoking Sharp Top At the top of the mountain, turn… Read More

Abbey here. I just don’t want to regret things. I look at my life and I measure its value based off what “future me” will deem acceptable. I’ve heard so many stories and listened to so much advice and I know time goes by quickly. One day I’ll wish I were younger. I’m not old enough yet to wish I were younger now, but that day will come, much sooner then I’m… Read More