Category Archives: Endurance

Every single person was nice

6 May, 2018            Every single person was nice Every single person I’ve met this week was nice. I flew twice at Heart of Virginia Aviation. I went shooting once at Colonial Shooting Academy. Evelyn and I … Continue reading

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 YW84JOY

17 September, 2017            YW84JOY I couldn’t get that thought out of my head this morning in Manteo, NC. It’s a license plate I saw, many years ago. Sound it out – you’ll understand the sentiment. That’s … Continue reading

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Everybody’s hungry…

6 August, 2017            Everybody’s hungry… It’s early August, and most wildlife that was born this spring is at some stage of insatiable adolescence. They were just born a few months ago but now they’re doing their … Continue reading

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Cobbled together

25 June, 2017 Cobbled together I was hiking Saturday morning. Sometimes there are no words: I took that picture when we arrived around 10:15. We hiked for over an hour and we were almost at the parking lot when a … Continue reading

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Happy Memorial Day! / Autism 5k / Run Through the Jungle

28 May, 2017            Happy Memorial Day! / Autism 5k / Run Through the Jungle  Some friends and I (some strangers too) did the 2017 Autism Society of Central Virginia 5K Run/Walk yesterday at Innsbrook in Glen … Continue reading

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Three decades of triathlon, and another snake!

7 May, 2017             Three decades of triathlon, and another snake! I was hiking with the dogs Saturday morning when a woman named Pam pointed out a  baby Barred Owl on one side of the trail: … Continue reading

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Guest blogger, Maple Festival 2017, Pony Pasture deer

12 March, 2017            Guest blogger, Maple Festival 2017, Pony Pasture deer – A blog post in three parts: Part 1, Guest blogger, my niece Wren: The Maple Festival The Maple Festival is a place where you … Continue reading

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