Category Archives: James River

Rags to riches

22 July, 2018 Rags to riches I need to warn people who have an irrational fear of snakes (ophidiophobes) that there is a snake picture after the first seven pictures on this blog post. Before you recoil, this snake is … Continue reading

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Where do I start?

8 July, 2018            Where do I start? I’ll start at the river, the mighty James River, at Pony Pasture, this morning, with dogs – what better place? And with what better company?  This was a mile … Continue reading

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The best mosquito repellent

1 July, 2018            The best mosquito repellent Watch this video I took of him. It’s ~30 seconds long and it’s a nice video. The woodsy background noises are an added treat:    Turtles aren’t the best … Continue reading

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 largesse

10 June, 2018            largesse largesse – also lar·gess  : noun 1 : generous giving 2 : a generous gift – Merriam Webster Word Central It’s the rain. Richmond’s CBS affiliate WTVR Channel 6 television said “May … 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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Oh no! Another SNAKE!

13 May, 2018            Oh no! Another SNAKE! My friend Sam took this picture Monday afternoon. Sometimes people react this way when they see snakes. There are snake pictures at the bottom of this blog post:   … Continue reading

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