Monday, October 8, 2012


It is officially fall in NOVA (that's what the locals call Northern Virginia). It is our first fall in the area so are we excited to see all of the leaves change colors...and those little guys better be worth the cold weather! The other day I was a little perturbed that I had not had a chance to wear any of my new fall clothes yet, knowing I would want to eat my words as soon as I said it, and lo and behold a couple of days later I am snuggled in bed with my space heater, refusing to go outside. It is going to be a long fall and winter. Anyway, to take in all of the newly changed leaves, Sam and I went on an adventure after church...

The lovely house right behind the church we have been going to. 

Unfortunately I do not have a good picture of the counrtyside...however, I do have a bad picture taken from the car that does not feature any fall foliage but did manage to capture the power lines. 

Enjoying our car ride.

We ended up in Leesburg. A small town only about 30 minutes away with tons of antique stores and history. I loved it! 

A cute coffee shop, much like one I would like to own someday. 

Sam really enjoys to explore the space when he taking pictures. 

An antiques store... I wanted everything. 

After Leesburg we headed home and made a stop at the Udvar Hazy Air and Space Musuem in Dulles. 

This is where the Discovery Space Shuttle is held! It is definitely a must see. 

It was a great day in our new state!


  1. Jealous of fall. It is still 90 degrees here and the leaves never change colors. Glad you are having fun in your new state :)

  2. There is nothing better than fall in Virginia.