Category Archives: cats

Poor photography backs me into a corner

19 April, 2020            Poor photography backs me into a corner I didn’t get great pictures this week (IMO), so I backed myself into a corner and actually had to write something to make this a … Continue reading

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Some cars have sunroofs – mine has an eagleroof

8 March, 2020          Some cars have sunroofs – mine has an eagleroof I drove to the river on the morning of Virginia’s Democratic Primary and looked up and saw this gorgeous bird perched directly above the … Continue reading

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Happy to be outdoors 

16 February, 2020            Happy to be outdoors  I’m reading a book by Florence Williams called The Nature Fix – Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative. Here’s the book cover:  Although that’s not … Continue reading

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Lots of H2O, few pictures, Prader-Willi Syndrome

24 February, 2019         Lots of H2O, few pictures, Prader-Willi Syndrome As I type these words Sunday afternoon, the James River at Pony Pasture is fifteen feet deep and rising. That means most trails are underwater, so … Continue reading

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“All true living is face to face” – Albert Schweitzer

11 November, 2018            “All true living is face to face.” – Albert Schweitzer My brother Kevin and my brother Shane’s wife Kristin both finished the Anthem Richmond Marathon half marathon yesterday. Over seven thousand people were … Continue reading

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“Out to lunch” or “god spelled backwards”

28 October, 2018            “Out to lunch” or “god spelled backwards”     I’m working on some cross country flying plus navigation and this has been a lovely week. I took the top picture when we were … Continue reading

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The struggle (the flying lesson struggle) is real

14 October, 2018            The struggle (the flying lesson struggle) is real   I’m kidding, of course, about the “struggle” part – flying is a blast, 100% of the time. My brother Shane took that top picture … Continue reading

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Box of chocolates

17 December, 2017             Box of chocolates “Momma always said life was like a box of chocolates – you never know what you’re gonna’ get.” – Forrest Gump, 1994 That’s an Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis) in … Continue reading

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Footballs in the trees

3 December, 2017            Footballs in the trees This first (mockingbird) image is unrelated to the title or the rest of the post; I just enjoy the way it looks. I stumbled on it by accident earlier … Continue reading

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Let somebody else do the heavy lifting!

29 October, 2017            Let somebody else do the heavy lifting!  That’s the one good picture I’ve taken this week. Regarding the title of this post, some readers (assuming I have more than one) may recall a … Continue reading

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