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Bradley Fighting Vehicles on I-81

Interstate 81 runs from Tennessee in the south to New York at the Canadian border. If you travel on Interstate 81, well at least in Virginia, you should notice many tractor trailers on the highway. Today is no different until mile 41.4.   As we approach the wide load,...

Duggers Creek Falls

Duggers Creek is a stream that flows down Jonas Ridge and empties into the Linville River. The most picturesque section of this stream is probably at Duggers Creek Falls. This small waterfall is about 300 feet upstream from the Linville Falls Visitor Center parking...

The Stream Freezes Over

Yes, it is cold! Cold enough a running stream to freeze over.   During our last visit to Double Rock Park, we checked out the metamorphic rocks of the Piedmont Province exposed by downcutting of Stemmers Run. Today, it is hard to see these rocks with the snow cover....

The 40th Annual Festival of Lights

This year marks the 40th Annual Festival of Lights at the Washington D.C. Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. At sunset, the lights turn on and the illuminated trees make the grounds appear magical.   Enjoy the colorful lights by the Visitor's...

North Corner Boundary Stone

Located just south of Maryland Route 410, or the East-West Highway, the North Corner Boundary Stone marks the northern most point of the District of Columbia.   The North Corner Boundary Stone is right at the edge of the woods. A circular fence surrounds the stone.  ...

The Capitol Christmas Tree

The Christmas spirit is alive in the nation's capital with the lighting of the Capitol Christmas tree earlier tonight.   Since 1964, the Architect of the Capitol has authorized placing a Christmas tree on the U.S. Capitol Grounds.   This year's tree is a 79 foot...

O Christmas Tree

The days get shorter and the nights longer in the Northern Hemisphere as we approach the end of the year. Depending on where you are, there might be snow on the ground and freezing temperatures. However, something is missing. A Christmas tree!   Earlier tonight Towson...

Soaring over the Susquehanna

Black Friday marks the first day of the Christmas shopping season. Although it is the day to chase door busters, it is also the season to watch bald eagles at Conowingo Fisherman's Park.   The bald eagle or Haliaeetus leucocephalus is the national bird of the United...

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