The moon like a flower, In heaven’s high bower With silent delight Sits and smiles on the night. From “Night” William Blake 18th Century English Humans have contemplated and celebrated the workings of the world since the beginning of time. The moon, being Earth’s (almost) constant companion, has always held a universally mesmerizing and mysterious […]
Recreation within the Northern Shenandoah Valley
We prove that physical activity can be fun by taking you off the treadmill and heading out and into the heart of Frederick County, Shenandoah County, Warren County, Clarke County and the surrounding areas within the Shenandoah Valley region of Virginia.
Okay, you’ve heard all the benefits of yoga and you want to try it but you keep putting it off because you just don’t know if it’s for you. After all, you can’t touch your toes because you just aren’t flexible so where do you begin? You begin right where you are, right now. Yoga […]
Dark Hollow Falls and Rose River Falls Hike I’m use to Indian Summer in the Shenandoah Valley arriving around the end of October. For me, Indian Summer means one last glimpse of warm weather with balmy temperatures in the 70’s or even low 80’s. This was exactly what we had on the first Friday of […]
Staunton, Virginia is a hip little city with lots to offer anyone searching for a weekend getaway. Located in the southern part of the Shenandoah Valley, it lies about 30 minutes south of Harrisonburg. Start out early Saturday morning and head south down I-81. Take a pit stop in Harrisonburg to explore Harrisonburg Farmers Market, […]
Remember as a child how much you enjoyed playing? We could play for hours on end, with nothing but our imaginations used to fill our days. Why is it that play is only associated with childhood? Study after study suggests that continuing to express our creativity is an important part of staying healthy. In fact, […]
Autumn might just be the perfect season – especially when you live in The Shenandoah Valley. It’s the quintessential time to explore the forests and trails that surround us and according to the Japanese, doing so on a regular basis, could save your life. In Japan they call it Shinrin-Yoku and translated it means forest […]