The last post ended with my canoe trapped and broken on a granite outcrop at the base of the Fall Zone in Richmond, Virginia.
At the end of my last post we’d completed the first two days of an 8-day canoe trip from the Blue Ridge Foothills in
We successfully completed our 8-day paddle trip from the foothills of the Blue Ridge to Williamsburg. It was all the adventure I’d hoped for.
In 1985 I enrolled at William & Mary. I remember bits of that summer day in which my mother and I made the journey
William & Mary’s class of 2015 has graduated. On Sunday morning the Geology department held its graduation reception, and the mood was suitably festive
The Earth Structure & Dynamics class field trip is a springtime ritual; last weekend we headed over the hills and far away. At our
In the last post I described how an old stone mill in the central Virginia Piedmont had disappeared. I discovered Midway Mills’ disappearance on
Virginia’s Piedmont is an expansive area of gently rolling terrain whose underlying geology is quite complex. The old metamorphic and igneous rocks of the
The eastern half of the United States is gripped by intense cold, and William & Mary’s campus is wrapped in snow and ice. Earlier