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10 Things I Have Come to Love About Virginia

10 Things for 10 Years of Living in VA

10 Things I Have Come to Love About Virginia
Janelle Behm

Last week, I wrote about different things about New York that everyone knows to be true. Seeing is how I have done a lot of my growing up in Virginia and it's where I call home, I thought I would list 10 things I have come to love about living in Virginia for past 10 years.

1. Wawa...Gotta Have It

Food, coffee, you name it. It's all good. Oh yeah, but it's actually a gas station.

2. Sweet Tea

And it's not Brisk...

3. The Adventures

What do you feel like doing today? You have a wide variety of options from going to the beach, to going hiking, to going to D.C. You can also go from city life to country roads in the blink of an eye.

4. I-95

Just kidding, I don't love 95, nobody does.

5. Monograms and chevron

As if I wasn't basic enough, I had to discover I could get my initials on anything and everything.

6. Weather

While it does get cold, you can experience a wicked storm and a beautiful day all in the matter of 10 minutes. Don't ask about humidity though it destroys your hair. Also, having no school even if snow is talked about.

7. Concert Venues

Jiffy Lube, VA Beach Live, Celebrate Virginia, it's always a good time.

8. SOL does not mean what most people think

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For those who are not aware, it's the testing that's done in elementary through high school. Standards Of Learning.

9. Busch Gardens Versus Kings Dominion

(Or just depending on where you live)

10. Making friends and meeting people that have become second family

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