“I think in today’s hectic environment everyone will enjoy the peaceful, creative and spiritual atmosphere the monks bring,” Black said. “The rare opportunity to meditate with these experienced people will be a treat.” -Event Organizer, Amy Black Tonight, my son said to me that he hopes he gets to write a essay this fall on "What he did on his summer vacation" as, for sure, none of his classmates would write about meditating with Tibetan monks.... As we WANDER to experience
With summer waning, we jumped in the car and headed towards Colonial Beach on a quest for summer fun and shark teeth. This quaint riverside resort town has the second-longest public beach in Virginia and is nestled on the Potomac River in the Northern Neck region. "The history Colonial Beach goes like this. In the 19th Century, a bathing and fishing resort existed in what would later be known as the Town of Colonial Beach. Being easily accessible by boat, the Town’s location
"Hey, hey, hey! It's Faaat Albert! And I'm gonna sing a song for you. And we're gonna show you a thing or two. We'll have some fun now, me and all the gang. Learning from each other, while we do our thing. Nah, nah, nah, Gonna have a good time. Hey, hey, hey!" As a child growing up in the 70's, watching Fat Albert and his gang on Saturday mornings was a ritual. Thus, I was intrigued when I read about an exhibit at the Black History Museum in Richmond called "Funky turns 40."
"Life is like a slide.....so much fun that we get back up every day and do it again." (- Linda Poindexter) When we got word that a 1,000 foot water slide was coming to downtown Richmond, we knew we had to Slide the City! Was it commercial? Yes. Would we do it again? Maybe. Was it a fun Wandering experience? YOU BET! Were we the first in line to go down the slide when it opened? OF COURSE! Think "Block Party" meets "Slip and Slide".... and we had a ball! In true Wandering" f