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~ A DAILY PHOTO BLOG ~

Welcome to an almost daily peek at our beautiful Williamsburg, Virginia which includes the "Historic Triangle" consisting of Colonial Williamsburg -the world’s largest living history museum- Yorktown and Jamestown.

December 24, 2015

December 15, 2015

George Washington At Yorktown, Virginia


George Washington sits outside the Revolutionary War museum being constructed in Yorktown, near the battlefield.  It is scheduled to open in 2016.

December 14, 2015

Black Dog Gallery Christmas, Yorktown, Virginia


The Black Dog Gallery in Yorktown added some Christmas flair to the entryway with an oyster shell wreath and santafication of the black dog.

December 13, 2015

O Tannenbaum, Christmas Town, Busch Gardens, Williamsburg, Virginia


Christmas Town at Busch Gardens Williamsburg includes a variety of great shows, including "O Tannenbaum." It is a synchronized light and music show involving a number of Christmas trees, strung lights, and the front of the Festhaus. It is a must see.

December 12, 2015

Skating, Williamsburg, Virginia


A temporary skating rink was erected at the edge of the historic district, allowing skaters to enjoy the ice despite the 60 degree temperatures.

December 7, 2015

November 24, 2015

Stoop Sitting, Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia

 
 
Sitting on the stoop, watching the world go by seems to be a universal pastime, irrespective of time period or the size of the stoop.

November 22, 2015

Scootering On DOG Street, Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia


This gives a entirely new meaning to Sunday driver. No traffic is permitted on most of Duke of Gloucester ("DOG") Street, so bikes, carriages, walkers, runners, and scooters enjoy a safe trip. Obviously, there are some obstacles on the road.

November 21, 2015

Candid Conversation, Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia


These town folk had a candid conversation about the propriety of breaking away from England, and allowed us to listen in.

November 20, 2015

Weathervane, Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia

 
 
The colonial buildings with cupolas also sport ornate weathervanes, complete with grounding wire to avoid lightning problems. This is atop the Mental Hospital.

November 14, 2015

A Quiet Repast, Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia


A walk in the sun, a refreshing beverage, and a paperback book seems like a perfect way to spend the day.

November 13, 2015

Court Monitor, Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia

 
When court is in session, someone must monitor the door to avoid interruption . . . and to make certain that you purchased a pass.

November 12, 2015

Dining Duo, Williamsburg, Virginia


Dining out sometimes requires finding a shady spot to enjoy fresh greens.

November 11, 2015

Veteran's Day, Williamsburg, Virginia


We pause to honor those who serve, protect, and preserve our nation; past, present, and future.

November 8, 2015

Fall Color, Williamsburg, Virginia





Fall colors have finally made their way to Williamsburg and continue to grow each day.

November 7, 2015

The Magazine, Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia


The Magazine stored powder, ammunition, and weapons for the defense Williamsburg. British efforts to take these items to eliminate the people's ability to defend themselves spurred conflict at the onset of the Revolution.

November 3, 2015

Fall Garden, Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia


Colonial Williamsburg's nursery is in the midst of its Fall growing season with a variety of lettuces and other cooler weather veggies.

November 2, 2015

Costumed Tourists, Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia

 
 
A number of tourist rent costumes from Colonial Williamsburg to enhance their experience. The pass on the lanyard around the young squire's neck is a sure giveaway.
 
 

November 1, 2015

The Carriage, Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia


Colonial Williamsburg has a small fleet of carriages offering leisurely tours through the historic district. It provides a different perspective on the town and the time.

October 26, 2015

Casual Stroll, Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia


As the weather cools and the leaves begin to change hue, a casual stroll through Virginia's colonial capitol is a welcome pastime.

October 18, 2015

The Recorder, Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia


Behind Chowning's Tavern in Colonial Williamsburg is a beautiful vine-covered trellis over the outdoor dining area. Entertainment, like this woman playing colonial tunes, is a common occurrence and delightful to hear.

October 7, 2015

Creepy Creatures, Busch Gardens Williamsburg, Virginia

 
 
It's Hallow-Scream time at Busch Gardens Williamsburg and creepy creatures are everywhere.

September 24, 2015

The Market House, Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia


Construction on the Market House near the Magazine and Courthouse continues.

September 23, 2015

Jams River Beach, Williamsburg, Virginia


This beach on the James River along the Colonial Parkway varies in size with tides but provides a beautiful walk.
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