Monthly Archives: January 2017

Approximating equilibrium

29 January, 2017 Approximating equilibrium My family experienced a significant upset at the beginning of the year and my blogging equilibrium (to the extent I have any) was brushed aside. I’m not quite back to baseline, but I’m getting there. … Continue reading

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22 January, 2017            Downstream Thank you to our former neighbor and lifelong friend Bill for taking this picture at mom’s memorial service on Thursday (January 19) at the Bridgewater Volunteer Rescue Squad, where mom and dad … Continue reading

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Jet boat in Hells Canyon

15 January, 2017            Jet boat in Hells Canyon My mom was uninterested in material goods but cherished experiences. She turned eighty last October. My siblings and I treated her to an elegant catered dinner with her … Continue reading

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Yellow and blue

8 January, 2017 Yellow and blue Yellow primroses: Dogs by the river: Moonrise, Wednesday, January 4, 2017, Bridgewater, VA: More next week! All best, Jay

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Happy New Year!

1 January, 2017            Happy New Year! This is the last photograph I took in 2016. I was on Cherokee Road in the western part of the City of Richmond, VA when I took this picture. I … Continue reading

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