Dizzy Swallows

Enchanted Rock

November 1st, 2010

Hello all! I trust everyone had an appropriately spooky and candy-filled Halloween. We, sadly, did not. With no costume party plans, I was all set to hand out candy to all the good little ladybugs and knights of Fredericksburg. Sugary delights in hand and family-friendly costume donned, I waited for trick-or-treaters in vain until my fangs fell out (literally). Halloween fail. A single group of fourteen year old girls (who couldn’t even be bothered to say “trick or treat!”) did little to salvage the evening. Jacob and I consoled ourselves by snuggling up with popcorn and watching old episodes of Battlestar Galactica.

Saturday, however, was a much greater success. After months of trying, we finally made it out to Enchanted Rock, indisputably Fredericksburg’s biggest bragging right.

Enchanted Rock is the largest pink granite monadnock in the United States. It covers 640 acres and rises to an elevation of … Continue reading