Exploring the Virginia Creeper Trail – A Photo Journal

The Virginia Creeper Trail was originally a train route and is now a 34 mile pedestrian recreational path that leads from Abingon, VA through Damascus, VA and on to Whitetop Station near the North Carolina border. The hiking, biking and horseback riding simply can’t be beat. The weather here is amazing most of the year and ideal for outdoor activities….

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Exploring the Blue Ridge Parkway

The majority of my life was spent in the mountain region of southwestern Virginia, an area of the Appalachian Mountains commonly called The Mountain Empire.  Although life, work and curiosity have taken me many places since I left in 2003, luckily I get to visit a couple times a year because my family still resides in a number of communities…

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Living Well is an Everyday Possibility

As a professional working in the industry of health, fitness and wellness, I am constantly in contact with people who are in search of ways to live better, feel better and simply enjoy life more fully.  For many years, I too was interested in learning the “secrets” to living well.  In the end, it became clear that living well isn’t…

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