You are browsing the archive for 2 May 2010 - Mountain Beltway.

2 May 2010

Liveblogging from the Smithsonian

Can anyone tell me what’s so significant about this stick that the Smithsonian would put it on display?


5 Comments/Trackbacks >>

3 bugs + 1 lizard

Yesterday, Lily and I embraced my first day of no-more-classes by taking a hike. We drove out to Massanutten Mountain and hiked up to Signal Knob, a ten-mile (roundtrip) jaunt with about 1500 feet of elevation gain. Along the way, we saw a lot of Massanutten Formation quartz sandstone (Silurian), a few trace fossils, a few good birds (eastern towhee male + female, some warblers), and some good wildlife, by …


4 Comments/Trackbacks >>