Summer Scavenger Hunt: Letterboxing and St. Johns Church Graveyard
"Searching is half the fun: life is more manageable when thought of as a scavenger hunt as opposed to a surprise party." - Jimmy Buffett None one embodies summer more than Jimmy Buffet. So if he says to approach life as a scavenger hunt, well then, those were our marching orders for this week's Wandering Wednesday! It was a day that started by "letterboxing" in area parks and ended via a Graveyard History Scavenger Hunt at St. John's Church in Church Hill (the oldest graveyar
Our 2014 summer kickoff: Urban creativity
Hello summer! Our theme for our first Wandering Wednesday of the summer was "Urban Art and Creativity." Our first stop: "The People's Library!" At the main branch of the Richmond Public Library at 101 East Franklin, folks have transformed discarded books into blank journals for anyone in the city to write in and include their history in the library's permanent collection. Anyone can check out a blank journal from The People's Library and fill it with memories, poems, images,
Welcome to Wandering Wednesdays and Weekends!
"Not all all who wander are lost." -J. R. R. Tolkien Not quite a year ago, our family started a tradition we called "Wandering Wednesdays." (With my marketing background, of course we had to brand it!) It became our mantra and mission as we strived to try new things, visit new places, and experience things in and outside of our city and comfort zones. From rock climbing and dinosaur bone explorations, to Pop Art exhibits and crazy fun street artists, from Revolutionary War