Category Archives: firewood

I’ve been upstaged!

11 March, 2018            I’ve been upstaged! My friend Sam got a better raptor picture than any I’ve gotten this year! Have a look: I’ve been working on a-raptor-a-week this whole year – today is the end … 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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Shenandoah Gap

22 October, 2017 Shenandoah Gap A year ago this month, I was at a property owners meeting here with my Mom. This is the South Fork of the Shenandoah River in Page County, Virginia. It’s the western border or Shenandoah … Continue reading

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Warning – disturbing images – hawk kills starling

20 November, 2016            Warning – disturbing images – hawk kills starling The hawk/starling picture comes a bit below. There’s no blood, but it’s an intense image. In my mind. I’ll open with a decidedly undisturbing image … Continue reading

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Red, white and blue

24 January, 2016            Red, white and blue I started this post before the snow. The first title was “I’m seeing red” because I saw this Red-headed woodpecker (Melanerpes erythrocephalus) while hiking with Ethan at Bryan Park … Continue reading

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We turned our flashlights off after dark

3 January, 2016            We turned our flashlights off after dark Remembering the odd nature of wearing shorts when it snowed called to mind other backwards-ness of my childhood. I’m including a brief blurb about it at … Continue reading

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We wore shorts when it snowed

27 December, 2015            We wore shorts when it snowed It’s difficult to recall the feel of a snowy winter this year, but it will be cold soon enough. I have my own wood stove burning here … Continue reading

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