A Day Out With My Son

1:13 p.m. on June 16, 2016 (EDT)
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My son wanted to spend the day with me in the mountains on Tuesday before departing for Israel this morning for six weeks of archaeology work. So we went to the Shenandoah National Park, specifically to Calvary Rock and Chimney Rock on the Rip Rap Trail. 

It was the maiden voyage for my new bamboo stick which my son had previously cured and had recently given me. As I age I'm finding I often need that third leg in the mountains.


Beautiful day for it.

Calvary Rock with Shenandoah Valley and Allegheny Mountains in the background.

Chimney Rock


2:54 p.m. on June 16, 2016 (EDT)
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Nice Bill...Nice way to celebrate and make some memories before he goes...I am planning a trip in 2 years to Isreal....

3:19 p.m. on June 16, 2016 (EDT)
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His third time to Israel.  Perhaps his last.

11:27 a.m. on June 17, 2016 (EDT)
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nice pics Bill , thanks for showing them

12:07 p.m. on June 17, 2016 (EDT)
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Like your pictures. Thank you for taking the time to put them up. Must have been a great day.

10:56 a.m. on June 18, 2016 (EDT)
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beautiful pictures, beautiful area

9:46 a.m. on June 22, 2016 (EDT)
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Nice pictures, Bill.

It's great that you and your son get to spend time together outdoors. I hope he has a great trip to Israel.

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