Category Archives: Loudoun County

WWII Airplanes

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Arsenal of Democracy, WWII flyover – as seen in Western Loudoun as the airplanes formed a holding pattern waiting their turn to head down the Potomac to the big event.   I joined in the excitement along with much of the town as we ventured outside from 11:30 to about 12:40 to watch the airplanes...

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Loudoun County Fair: Looking Back

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Today we visited the Loudoun County Fair to see a friend who was exhibiting a calf in the Dairy Show.  Tonight we plan to head back when the carnival opens for our yearly ritual of twirls and bumper cars and too-expensive games and smiles and squeals and getting squished on the scrambler… yep – nothing...

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Fireworks Fun!

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Two posts in one day!  Well… can’t let the 4th end without at least a few fireworks pictures.  We went to the show at Franklin Park this year for the very first time.  We had no idea what to expect really as we set ourselves in the back of the pickup truck and hoped we...

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Annual Blueberry Picking Adventure…

Today was our annual trip to the blueberry farm for some yummy blueberry picking! YUM! Can’t wait to freeze some of these.  They make such yummy and healthy frozen treats all summer long!  And… I just may have to indulge and make at least one batch of chocolate covered blueberries…. These berries were from Eagletree...

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Summer Reading Program – Loudoun

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Yesterday’s big activity of the day was a trip to our local public library to sign up for the summer reading program (ages 6 – 11).  This will be our third year participating.  Each school in Loudoun encourages students to sign up and the school with the highest percentage of participants completing the program gets...

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