Category Archives: James River

Rare as an udder on a bull

22 April, 2018            Rare as an udder on a bull The above photo is not “rare as an udder on a bull” – I just like the image. I took that picture standing on my front … Continue reading

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The opposite of complaining

15 April, 2018        The opposite of complaining “I’m not complaining Just the opposite, my friend” – Paul Simon, The Werewolf, 2016 Evelyn and I got up at 5:00 Friday morning, her for an early train and me for … Continue reading

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Flying over the hoods of cars 

8 April, 2018            Flying over the hoods of cars  I spoke with many friends who urged me to take up flying again, even though I can’t get a license. On 5 April, 1988 I went “flying … Continue reading

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Short (definitely!) and sweet (hopefully!)

1 April, 2018            Short (definitely!) and sweet (hopefully!) I hope you had a wonderful Easter and a spectacular April Fool’s Day today. I drove to MD and back today and had dinner with my sister and … 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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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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