8 mile hike

Yesterday we went on an 8 mile hike on the edge of downtown Richmond. The hike took us into forest, along James River, and at one point walked on the edge of Maymont’s grounds. The weather was AMAZING, I ended up hiking in a t shirt and still being hot for part of it. The … More 8 mile hike

A visit to Maymont

Yesterday Martha and Ben took some of us to Maymont, a large house built in the 1890s here in Virginia. It was built by a rich man who made his fortune on the railroad during a boom in the United States’ economy. We started by walking around the grounds, which included an Italian garden, a … More A visit to Maymont