Time and erosion are slowly taking their toll on the Blue Ridge, which at over 1 billion years of age are the second oldest mountains in the world. So at what rate are local mountain peaks shrinking?
In this respect, geology seems a lot like psychology: you seldom know what personal history lies at the heart of someone else. It could be as psychologically disruptive as tectonic plates colliding.
Renowned Sperryville photographer Ray Boc delights in capturing the color and life of Rappahannock County, including this past weekend along the Thornton River near Copper Fox Antiques.