Category Archives: hyacinths

The kindness of strangers

8 September, 2019            The kindness of strangers Mackey and Turner and Yuki and I had just gotten out on the rocks this spectacular early September morning, and we saw a young family enjoying the pleasant … Continue reading

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If this isn’t nice…  

4 August, 2019            If this isn’t nice…   …I don’t know what is.” – Kurt Vonnegut – courtesy of Andrew  The quote is courtesy of Andrew. The flower is courtesy of Evelyn. The monarch butterfly … Continue reading

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“The world is full of injustice”

24 March, 2019           “The world is full of injustice” My friend Mark and I were weighing his salad at Kroger in Carytown this week when Secret Agent Man began playing on the store audio network. … Continue reading

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Slim Pickens or “trust the process”

27 January, 2019            Slim Pickens or “trust the process” I haven’t gotten a million great images this month. Not even by my standards of “great images,” which are normally not real great. It’s been “slim pickings,” … Continue reading

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Cuernavaca, la eterna primavera

25 March, 2018            Cuernavaca, la eterna primavera Cuernavaca is a place my Mom visited every year in Mexico. “La eterna primavera” means “the eternal Spring” in Spanish; it’s early Spring in Richmond and I saw three … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes – there is a season – Turn! Turn! Turn!

18 March, 2018           Ecclesiastes – there is a season – Turn! Turn! Turn! Today is the final Sunday of winter. Spring officially begins Tuesday at 12:15 PM EDT when the sun crosses the equator from south … Continue reading

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Let there be light

26 February, 2017           Let there be light     On December 21 the sun was above the horizon for nine and a half hours. The flowers are overjoyed (I presume) to experience the ninety-plus minutes … Continue reading

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