Category Archives: Bald eagles

Either a janitor or a thief, apprehended by dogs

12 November, 2017            Either a janitor or a thief, apprehended by dogs Friday night when I walked Mackey and Turner they bolted off the front porch and stampeded the bushes on the north side of … Continue reading

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Fortunately, I don’t have to choose

10 September, 2017            Fortunately, I don’t have to choose When seasons wane and new ones begin, I always feel the new season is my favorite. I remember Spring wrapping up in late June and thinking “Summer … Continue reading

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Return of the guest photographer

2 April, 2017            Return of the guest photographer Some of you may remember my old friend Ethan, who took a truly spectacular picture of a Northern water snake at Bryan Park three years ago. He and … Continue reading

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Thanks Kathy!

26 March, 2017            Thanks Kathy! Thanks Kathy! (Possibly Cathy or Kathi or some other spelling – it sounded like Kathy). Mackey and Turner and I had searched in vain for our first Barred Owl (Strix varia) of … Continue reading

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“Well that’s a blessing!”

5 March, 2017            “Well that’s a blessing!” “Well that’s a blessing!” That eagle stroked its broad wings a time or two and soared aloft  on a mid-morning thermal above Williams Island. I had just snapped a picture; … Continue reading

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Downstream

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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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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