Tag Archives: Williamsburg

Williamsburg Christmas Holiday Wreaths – A Photo Essay

Every Christmas season, along the restored area of Duke of Gloucester Street, all of the businesses and most of the private residences display custom made wreaths. All wreathes must be made from materials that would have been available to colonists … Continue reading

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Old Chickahominy House – Restaurant Experience

After my parents sold the farm (see I grew up on a Farm in Virginia), my father moved to a nice home on the outskirts of Williamsburg (Croaker, Virginia). During the mid-1970s I managed to come “home” to his place … Continue reading

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Food For Thought – A Restaurant Experience

The Restaurant What better way to review a restaurant than with good friends. We were looking for a place in Williamsburg, Virginia, to meet our friends, Ginger and Miller. We wanted a relaxed environment with good food. Last year, we … Continue reading

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Upcoming Travel Events

One of the purposes of this blog space is to post travel and destination articles. With the closing of the store progressing on schedule, we have planned several camping and other trips through the end of the year. Expect to … Continue reading

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A Modest (Book) Proposal

Category: I Grew Up on a Farm in Virginia Growing up on the farm, probably in high school, I made a large, poster sized map of the farm. The basic map was a topographical map, showing elevations, roads, symbols for … Continue reading

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Drive-In Movies Then and Now – The One Constant!

I wish I could “Transcend” the “Amazing Spiderman”! Peggy and I went to the drive-in movie this past weekend—it was a double feature at the three-screen Montana Drive-In, in Estill Springs, Tennessee. The double feature we chose was “Amazing Spiderman” … Continue reading

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Jamestown, Virginia Part I – A Flashback and Introduction

Prologue The farm that I grew up on was about 20 miles from Williamsburg, Virginia. My mother did her weekly shopping in Williamsburg. While she shopped, I would explore the restored section of Williamsburg. It has become something of a … Continue reading

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