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Enjoying water sports around Charlottesville

Enjoying Water Sports Around Charlottesville There are wonderful spots for canoeing, kayaking, and rafting for enjoying water sports around Charlottesville and the surrounding area, primarily on the Rivanna River or James River.   From VisitCharlottesville.org, “The beautiful and gentle Rivanna River flows through Albemarle and Fluvanna counties as well as the City of Charlottesville. Named […]

Charlottesville Christmas and Holiday Events 2017

  There is much fun to be had at many Christmas and Holiday Events in Charlottesville and the surrounding communities! Christmas and Holiday Events in Charlottesville include a variety of activities for all ages to enjoy in 2017. Many special Christmas and Holiday Events in Charlottesville are at historic sites, music and dance venues, and […]

INNISFREE VILLAGE, A Life-Sharing Residential Community for Adults

Innisfree Village Recently Virginia and I were given the wonderful opportunity of a personal tour through the beautiful and special residential community of Innisfree Village by Nancy Chappell, Associate Director and Community Coordinator. Nancy Chappell has worn many hats in her time with Innisfree since 1992, including Volunteer Coordinator and Medical Coordinator, and now also […]

Kayaking the Rivanna River

Kayaking the Rivanna River Gardening chores complete, Stephen and I pulled the kayaks out of winter storage and headed down the hill to the river for a few hours of glorious, relaxing time kayaking the Rivanna River.   Several years ago, the place we now put in off of Reas Ford Rd was a mess of […]

Earlysville VA is a wonderful place to call home…

Earlysville VA Earlysville VA in Albemarle County near Charlottesville VA is a small village featuring lovely rural neighborhoods such as Arbor Park, Earlysville Forest, Hickory Ridge, and Loftlands Glen. Subdivisions in Earlysville offer 1 to 3 wooded acre lots, many with mountain views. Major businesses and fine shopping are nearby. Earlysville VA is a wonderful […]

The Leaves Turned and They Haven’t All Dropped Yet!

Finally, some color!  I’ve always heard that we need a cold snap and rain to encourage the best Fall color.  We actually had a pretty wet summer, but we had a dry spell and mild temperatures just as Fall was marching in; it seemed we were going to miss that spectacular Fall foliage color once […]