I really didn't know who Gari Melchers (image left, credit: Wikipedia) was until I visited his Belmont Estate in Falmouth, Virginia - a stone's throw off Highway 17 (Warrenton Road) just across the Rappahannock River from Fredericksburg. more.
Last week I was graciously given a tour of the Town of Meggett's newly open Roxbury Park by Ken Carmen, the Caretaker/Naturalist at Roxbury. He had contacted me a week or so prior, and I could tell by his tone that he was extremely excited... more.
One morning last week I went with a friend and walked the Sewee Shell Ring Trail in the Francis Marion National Forest. It was a beautiful day - the trail is a short one mile (with spurs), and is uneventful until you get to the water... more.
I recently mentioned The West Ashley Greenway - a 10.5 mile trail that parallels Highway 17 in West Ashley/Charleston, South Carolina. more.