December 29, 2021

Labor Day Car Show in Fairfax

As previously mentioned, we live in Fairfax City proper, having rented a townhouse back in March. Fairfax is an interesting little city with a lot of history, and being a college town, with a lot of things going on. Traditionally on Labor Day, University Drive is blocked off from Main Street to Armstrong and a car show hosted. Like many things during the pandemic, the show was cancelled in 2020, but caution was thrown to the wind for 2021 and the show was held. Grabbing the Fuji X-T2, I headed out to see what I could see. Walking down University, I was absolutely amazed by the sea of shining custom…

December 28, 2021

Williamsburg

So we got a wild hair and decided to go to Williamsburg for two reasons; our 40th anniversary; and to get more familiar with the area. We booked a room at the Williamsburg Whitehouse, loaded up the car and hit the road. Instead of the dreaded I-95, we decided to take the local route and drive Highway 1 down to Williamsburg. It’s a bit out of the way and definitely a longer drive, but it’s decidedly less stressful than I-95 to I-64. We arrived in the afternoon, checked into the hotel, and then headed to Food for Thought for dinner. The restaurant business is Williamsburg is struggling a bit with…

December 26, 2021

Catching up

There hasn’t been a photo related entry here since July. Sorry about that. So, lets try and catch up a bit, shall we? Back in July, Jourdan and Stefani were finally able to visit up here in Northern Virginia. We had not seen them since the pandemic descended upon us, so it was quite a treat to pick them up at the airport. Unfortunately, their flight departure was pushed back a week as one of Stefani’s co-workers was diagnosed with Covid and she was tagged as being in close contact. Luckily it was all for naught, but the delay caused their trip to overlap with a planned 40th anniversary ceremony…