Maymont Park, Richmond, VA

Our Month in Photos: January 2015

It’s a new year! We didn’t get outside of Richmond in January, but I did get a chance to play with my new iPhone photography toys (a new tripod and wide-angle lens). Here’s what the month looked like for us: A mix of in-use and out-of-use train tracks makes Brown's Island in Richmond one of…

Hollywood Beach, FL

Our Month in Photos: December 2014

Last month, we did some hiking in North Carolina, took a quick trip to Washington DC, and drove all the way to Florida and back for Christmas! Here’s what it looked like: Yesterday, in an effort to break up the post-Thanksgiving drive, we stopped at Crowders Mountain State Park in North Carolina. The 2-mile hike…

Crowders Mountain State Park, NC

A Surprising View on Crowders Mountain

On the drive home from Thanksgiving, Erin and I decided to stretch our legs with a short hike in Crowders Mountain State Park in North Carolina. We’d heard from a friend that it was easy to access, not too difficult, and the views were nice. Upon arriving, we grabbed a trail map at the visitor…

Freedom Park, Charlotte

Roadtrip!

You might have read that after leaving France, we decided to move back to Richmond. As our most recent home in the US, and the place where many of our US-based friends live, it was a pretty easy choice (you know what’s not easy – missing Freiburg a lot). After spending time in Florida with Erin’s…