Travel Journal 8: Chincoteague

When I was 10 I read Misty of Chincoteague, and it began for me a love of reading horse stories. When I was planning our trip and looking for state parks to stay at, Kiptopeke State Park came up, on the Southern end of the Delmarva peninsula, and a reasonable drive to the island of…

Travel Journal 7: Big Meadows

After Monticello, we got to enjoy our camping spot at Big Meadows in the Big Shenandoah National Forest the second day. We weren’t quite expecting the very, very rusticness of it – nor the tons of dog poo all over our camp site, but the rangers were really nice and cleaned it all up for…

Travel Journal 5: Fairy Stone State Park

We made it up to Virginia, but awfully late because we had lingered so long in Asheville. Nothing terrible happened on this drive except for the usual sibling squabbles and listening to Nightcore. It was almost dark when we got there, but we tossed up the Green Goblin (one of the other campers even helped…