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Bradley Fighting Vehicles on I-81

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,...
The Stream Freezes Over

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

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...
The Capitol Christmas Tree

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...
O Christmas Tree

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

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...
Saying Farewell to the King

Saying Farewell to the King

On October 13, 2016, Thailand’s beloved monarch, King Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX) passed away following a long illness. Today marks the last day of the official mourning period.   Since not everybody can attend the royal cremation, media stations broadcasted...
It’s Morning Again in Yanchep

It’s Morning Again in Yanchep

Early morning at Yanchep National Park is quiet with no tourists. Although the park seems void of activity, there is actually a lot going on. Just stop, look, and listen.   Kangaroos are active from dusk to dawn. Thus, it comes as no surprise that many western grey...
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