Tag Archives: West Virginia

Hidden Beauty Along the River

A bit of cabin fever….                               a drive along a West Virginia river…. After a brief warm period, ice was beginning to re-form along the calmer stretches of the river. The thin edges of surface ice surprised with their delicate filigree … Continue reading

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Today was a Good Day

Sunday was a good day for a hike up on Spruce Knob, West Virginia’s highest mountain. The air is so clear that you can see for miles from the top. It’s a great day to ride motorcycles with a group … Continue reading

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Untouched for Centuries: A Virgin Spruce Forest

There is a virgin spruce forest in Randolph County, West Virginia, which I have baptized “The Magical Forest.” It’s almost difficult to believe the fortunate coincidence that left a piece of forest untouched for centuries. But this is what the … Continue reading

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Cass Scenic Railroad: Fleeting Community

Cass, West Virginia, once a thriving lumber town, is now almost entirely abandoned. If it wasn’t for the railroad still being maintained for tourists and a few houses available for vacation rentals, the town would be long forgotten. However, the … Continue reading

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Throwing Stones

From the smallest pebble to massive canyon walls, we are surrounded by stone. We build houses, castles, towers and rock walls with them, shape them into tools, and admire their unique formations in nature. Here is a selection from various … Continue reading

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