Gloom Ride

Back in college, this time of year was referred to as “Gloom Period.”  It got its name from the fact that things were pretty gloomy around the place.  There wasn’t much to look forward to and the weather didn’t cooperate to raise our spirits.  Christmas was over and the decorations had come down.  Summer (Spring, […]


Spring is coming slowly to Northern Virginia.   With temps once again struggling to get above 60 degrees, I opted for a familiar route around Prince William Forest and onto Quantico Marine Corps Base.  I hoped to check in on the marina at the town of Quantico. “Quantico Town” is in an odd location.  It is surrounded on […]