Do you have a place you go to relax, to process, to escape? Can you get to it readily or only in your mind? Well y'all, I live in Texas now, and t'ain't no place to go that's perrty. So here are a list of places I send myself mentally. Perhaps I'll even insert a collection of links just to wet your whistle.
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Sky Meadow State Park http://www.virginia.org/site/description.asp?AttrID=14502
Bear's Den http://lodging.uptake.com/hostels/virginia/bluemont/bear_s_den_hostel_7200662.html
Old Rag Mountain http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Rag_Mountain
Washington DC LDS Temple http://www.ldschurchtemples.com/washington/gallery/?page=1
The Sacred Grove http://www.scienceviews.com/parks/sacredgrove.html
Wolf Trap http://www.wolftrap.org/en/Learn_About_Wolf_Trap.aspx
21 Hamilton Terrace Drive http://www.realtor.com/property-detail/21-Hamilton-Terrace-Dr_Hamilton_VA_20158_e2c82a01
Now don't get me wrong, TX has lots to offer, but mostly it's kick butt cooking and friends!