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Russian Folk Lore

Anna Lady Slippers

There is a Russian folk lore about The Flower “Lady Slippers”.

In Russia if a poor man wants to marry a women and has really no means to support her. He asks the Father of the women to take her hand in Marriage. The Father says “but you have no means to support my daughter” The father says “go into the mountains and find this flower and bring it to me”. So the man who loves this women goes into the hills to search for this flower “The Lady Slipper”. He may be gone weeks, months even a year. But he is so determined to find this flower! Upon his return with the flower, the father said you have been gone months you really love my daughter. Thus he gives him his permission to marry her…..


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We have a genuine friendship when it is based on true feelings, a feeling of closeness in which there is a sense of sharing connectedness, I would call this friendship genuine because it is not affected by the increase or decrease of these individual’s wealth, status, or power. The factor that that sustains that friendship is whether or not the two people will have mutual feelings of love and affection. Genuine friendship is basis of affection, irrespective of your position. Therefore, the more you show concern about the welfare and rights of others, the more you show concern about the welfare and rights of others. The more you are genuine friends. The more you remain sincere, then ultimately more benefits will come to you if you forget or do not bother about others

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Nature’s Calling!

Just 75 miles from the bustle of Washington, D.C., Shenandoah National Park is your escape to recreation and re-creation. Cascading waterfalls, spectacular vistas, quiet wooded hollows—take a hike, a meander along Skyline Drive, or a picnic with the family. 200,000 acres of protected lands are haven to deer, songbirds, the night sky…and you. Plan a Shenandoah escape today!


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Can’t make it to Scotland or Switzerland anytime soon to hike those spectacular high mountain meadows? Well right here in the Old Dominion we have the next best thing! Every hiker in the mid-Atlantic should hike Cold Mountain at least once. The 360° Meadowview’s from the saddle are are some of the best on the east coast.

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