Category Archives: tourism


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Here, there and everywhere

Where I am on the web: I just did a guest post on Fun With Words over at Pencil Tips so I thought I’d put the link here. Where I am physically: Back in Arlington after a whirlwind trip to … Continue reading

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Where I’ll be

Canary in the Coal Mine, which is set in West Virginia, circa 1931, ┬áhas been chosen to represent the state at the National Book Festival in 2013. The announcement was made by the West Virginia Library Commission. So what does … Continue reading

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The Bird House

The Bird House at the National Zoo is at the end of the path, past the pandas, whose love lives are the subject of WAY too much scrutiny, and past the elephants, who just got some new, flashy digs. These … Continue reading

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Whipple Company Store

One of the best places I visited when I was working on Canary in the Coal Mine was Whipple Company Store. Located in Scarbro, W.Va., Whipple is owned and operated by Joy Lynn, her husband, Chuck, and their kids. Joy … Continue reading

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