Smiling Moon Over East Coast

Smiling Moon Over East Coast  (8:30 P.M. EST)  December 22, 2009 Even the moon is happy this holiday season. Mayhaps it has to do with the fact that many people, like those from Whoville, don’t need all those material things but can find Christmas in their...

Journey To The Valley of Fire

The Valley of Fire, some 35,300 acres, is Nevada’s largest state park, and derives its name from  spectacular reddish marbled sandstone rock formations formed 150 million years ago by great shifting sand dunes during the age of dinosaurs. The Valley of Fire is a...

Norfolk Botanical Garden of Lights 2009

The good folks at Norfolk Botanical Garden have really outdone themselves this year. Someone with a less perceptive eye might say that the display hadn’t changed that much from past years but it really has and in one really wonderful way. New three dimensional...

Sharing First Figs in Your Backyard

with permission by my favorite Norfolk VA poet: (copyright) Kindra McDonald You do not bite a fig so much as kiss one. It melts tender on the tongue and makes you blush. How you lean into it, How you meet it from tree to hand to mouth, Plucked ripe, soft pregnant...
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