Category Archives: Virginia

The Mushrooms of Fredericksburg, Virginia

I’m not a mycologist; however, I’ve beheld enough mushrooms during dog walks in Fredericksburg, Virginia to warrant input. The mushrooms I’ve seen grow in different places: vivid green lawns, tree-shaded yards of decayed acorns sprinkled across moist soil, and jungles … Continue reading

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A Farewell to Summer on the W&OD Trail…

When I need fresh air and exercise, I cycle the Washington & Old Dominion trail, a 45-mile pathway through northern Virginia, between Shirlington and Purcellville. The path follows the former roadbed of the W&OD railway. Walkers, joggers, and cyclists enjoy … Continue reading

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