Category Archives: honeysuckle

First Sunday of autumn

27 September, 2020            First Sunday of autumn  I’d been swimming for half an hour Thursday morning at 9:30 when autumn officially began here in Richmond. This morning – five days later almost to the minute … Continue reading

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Lord of the Butterflies

20 September, 2020            Lord of the Butterflies Mackey and Turner and Yuki and I were hiking at Pony Pasture this spectacular Sunday morning when their three long noses simultaneously weathervaned into the unpleasant scent wafting … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day!

10 May, 2020            Happy Mother’s Day! Like Evelyn, my friend Marion is a talented gardener, and Marion once told me roses were meant to put out their best blooms in time for Mother’s Day. Evelyn’s … Continue reading

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Reflection of hope

27 May, 2018            Reflection of hope “May your choices reflect your hopes and not your fears.” – Nelson Mandela I didn’t have a theme for this post – I still don’t – but I saw that … Continue reading

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Bridge Over Troubled Water

20 May, 2018            Bridge Over Troubled Water My friend Hank had been hearing voices for a month. His doctor recommended he wear headphones and listen to music to drown them out. This is normal for people … Continue reading

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A story I never knew

15 October, 2017            A story I never knew I was hiking in Deep Run Park Friday – the same place I’ve twice photographed copperhead snakes – when a more appealing sight caught my eye. It was … Continue reading

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Two Presidents, one church, no politics, no religion

1 October, 2017            Two Presidents, one church, no politics, no religion I watched a DVD of the Sunday school class President Jimmy Carter taught at the Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, GA on August 27, 2017. … Continue reading

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Big Mike Biathlon

21 May, 2017            Big Mike Biathlon My Dad enjoyed shooting rifles, pistols and shotguns his whole life. I did a lot of that from my early teens until I married in mid-1987, but slowed down after … Continue reading

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Cornucopia

27 September, 2015                 Cornucopia cornucopia n. 1. Greek Mythology The horn of the goat that suckled Zeus, which broke off and became filled with fruit. In folklore, it became full of whatever its … Continue reading

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