Tag Archives: Williamsburg

May Brings Flowers and Exams

There may come a time when you have tread brick sidewalks to so many lectures that all of the socks you brought to college are so threadbare they could be the sole possessions of any Dickensian street-rat, and then you know it is time for the semester to end so you can go home and […]

A Hazy Shade of Winter: Williamsburg Photo Excursion

Today I was finally able to go on a Williamsburg photo excursion with my real camera, instead of my phone. It was an unseasonably warm day, especially for a Northern like me, so the campus and the town were abuzz with people out for some fresh air. On such days you can walk alongside the […]

Tribe Pride Since 1693: Best W&M Traditions

When you are attending the second oldest university in the US, traditions become part of your everyday existence; they are everywhere. Here are a few W&M traditions I have had the privilege of participating in, and a few I am eager to be part of in the near future! Honor Code Pledge William and Mary […]

Freshman Survival Guide: Part I Orientation

Freshman orientation may very well be one of the strangest weeks of your life. What can you expect? Orientation programs vary from school to school, but here are some basic things you will probably encounter. There is also a list of survival tips at the end of the post! Residence Hall Move-In The time has […]

Williamsburg Vignettes: Another Photo Expedition

Last Sunday, I took another absurdly long walk around Colonial Williamsburg. There are so many hidden gardens and side streets to explore, so it seems that no matter how many times you go you always find yourself somewhere new. I spent quite awhile meandering about the Governor’s Palace Gardens, which seemed as if they could […]

Rainy Colonial Mornings

Ah! It took me so long to get these photos posted! Now, all of those lovely leaves are gone, mercilessly blown away by November gusts and men with leaf-blowers. At least I have the photos to enjoy. Williamsburg is beautiful all day, everyday, but on a drizzly fall morning it can look simply magical. Rain […]