south of washington d.c., and southeast of richmond, just before virginia beach, you'll find 'newport news.'
there were still leaves on the trees, but it was cold. it was great to visit with britta, and eliane, and (of course) britta's dogs (spunky & mikey).
below: a flashback to eliane and britta, in thailand.
below: the noland trail in newport news, va.
below: britta's private beach & gazebo at riverside, virginia.
below: another view, another potential picnic.