Life In the Big Green Jolly

Embrace local. Explore often.

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Tag: Virginia

A Bucket List Item For Cyclists – High Bridge Trail

High Bridge Trail

Floating 125 feet above the Appomattox River, High Bridge gives an eagle-eye view of the valley below. Spanning nearly 1/2 a mile, there is plenty to see from the bridge and along the entire 31-mile trail. Don’t Miss These Events… Continue Reading…

Learn to throw like a pro using an atlatl

Bulls-eye target with spears being collected at Holliday Lake State Park

“Range is clear. Throw your spears. Range is clear. Throw your spears.” At that, spears went flying. One in the bulls-eye. Some towards the bulls-eyes placed 10 feet ahead. Most – nowhere even close to their intended target. The woods,… Continue Reading…

Lightning bug – love or cannibalism?

Fireflies in the valley, High Bridge State Park

“She blinks softly to lure him in using his love language… and then she decapitates him.” said the volunteer.    OK, OK…what the volunteer ACTUALLY said was more like: