Tag Archives: Bird life

Mason Neck Sparkles in Winter

Normally, my local pleasures are within a 10 mile radius, but I ventured outside that recently to go to Mason Neck, a great place for kayaking in warmer weather.  There is a National Wildlife Refuge here as well as a … Continue reading

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River and Marsh

Over Columbus Day weekend, my sailing buddy and I, thwarted by lack of wind, decided to kayak in Alexandria’s Dyke Marsh.  We rented kayaks at Belle Haven Marina, one of my favorite places to rent kayaks and sailboats. I hadn’t … Continue reading

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River in the City

When I need a dose of the river and don’t want to drive anywhere, I walk down to Theodore Roosevelt Island over the bridge that spans the George Washington Memorial Parkway near Rosslyn. It never fails to refocus my mind. In … Continue reading

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