Springtime awakenings

Springtime awakenings

The early springtime forest has countless wonders to share with those willing to look. Quiet and understated, the ephemeral flowers and mushrooms revel in a few weeks of life and lust before retiring for another year. By the time the tulip poplars are fully leafed...
Snowmageddon 2010

Snowmageddon 2010

Three feet of snow may be typical in some places. In Virginia, however, three inches of snow is sometimes cause for concern. So, when a massive February winter storm dumped approximately 30 inches of snow in my backyard, I pulled on my cross-country skis, grabbed my...