Category Archives: fungus

“All moments are key moments… “

16 August, 2020            “All moments are key moments… “ “…and life itself is grace.” – Frederick Buechner I saw this green heron at Pony Pasture shortly before 3:00 this afternoon. I was grateful tp be … Continue reading

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I love my family

29 December, 2019            I love my family The names of the people in that picture – I’ll let you try to match up faces – are Katie, Sheila, Kevin, Shane, Jay, Jenny, Kristin, Evelyn, Jim, … Continue reading

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“First, be a good animal” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

13 October, 2019            “First, be a good animal” – Ralph Waldo Emerson  When I sent this picture to Ev (from the river this morning) she said “That’s the same photo you sent last week!” Which, … Continue reading

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Random – but fortunately a hawk came to visit

9 September, 2018            Random – but fortunately a hawk came to visit   Some weeks I don’t get any pictures I love (except gardenias) but this week a young hawk landed in the backyard. Right while … Continue reading

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Placeholder, yet again

5 November, 2017            Placeholder, yet again Some weeks, blog posts just write themselves. Then, in sharp contrast, there’s weeks like this. I just looked and this is my 312th blog post since I began this blog … Continue reading

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My chauffeur really flies! // Gone to the dogs

23 October, 2016            My chauffeur really flies! // Gone to the dogs I encourage you to vote on November 8. One of the candidates will be president soon. Please do your part to make sure it’s … Continue reading

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Even slugs take naps!

25 September, 2016            Even slugs take naps! Neural Activity Pause – that’s what my dad used to call naps. I am currently unaware of just how much neural activity goes on in a slug’s mind, but … Continue reading

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Infinite intangibles

4 September, 2016            Infinite intangibles  I took this picture in our front yard in September! A gardenia! Evelyn’s hard work continues to pay off:  Imagine what the bug in the center of that gardenia was smelling. It … Continue reading

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NO POLITICS, NO ADVERTISING, NO RELIGION

5 June, 2016            NO POLITICS, NO ADVERTISING, NO RELIGION I hadn’t visited Pony Pasture early in the morning for months. I had Wednesday morning off and Evelyn was up early anyway so I took the dogs … Continue reading

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Happy Memorial Day!

29 May, 2016            Happy Memorial Day! My friend Skye and I did the First Annual Autism 5k on Memorial Day weekend 2003 at Dorey Park in eastern Henrico County. Skye moved to North Carolina a few … Continue reading

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