As the sign explains (though the text is probably just a little too small in this photo) this is the old Washington family vault at Mount Vernon. George and Martha Washington along with assorted other family members were interred here until the new tomb (which George Washington had instructed be built) was completed in 1831. It’s certainly … Continue reading The Old Vault At Mount Vernon
I went with my son on his recent school outing to Mount Vernon. An interesting place to visit certainly. As part of the trip we also stopped by the George Washington Grist Mill and Distillery. This particular photo is in front of the Distillery portion of the site where a group of people dressed for the … Continue reading How Much Wood Would A Wood Chuck Chuck?
This is another spot that I photograph on a regular basis. This is where the Shenandoah (on the right) and The Potomac (on the left) meet and the Potomac then heads through the Blue Ridge Mountains and on towards DC. It’s also essentially where three states meet with Maryland on the left across and Virginia on the … Continue reading Sunrise On The Potomac
While Kings Dominion doesn’t theme its park the way some others do there are individual elements that look really nice. Like the fountains on International Street at the entrance to the park. It’s shady and relatively quiet area too. I say relatively because the park does like to blare music at you wherever you go. Eoghann Irving Overly opinionated … Continue reading International Street Fountain At Kings Dominion
Another animgif courtesy of my visit to Kings Dominion yesterday and their Dinosaurs Alive animatronic display. Eoghann Irving Overly opinionated owner and author of eoghann.com. You can get updated on his posts directly on the blog here or through the usual social networking suspects. What? You expected me to say something interesting here? That’s what … Continue reading Tyrannosaurus Lives
This is one epic, towering LEGO Castle and it features great re-use of all sorts of fantasy and sci-fi mini-figs and elements. Ready to feel inadequate? The builder is 13… And did I mention the dragon? Sky Kingdom by Rachel Vanroekel (13) Leesburg, Virginia The peaceful kingdom of Sky rests at the top of the Great Mountain. … Continue reading BrickFair 2013 — LEGO Castle — Sky Kingdom