Category Archives: People

Cheerful

2 December, 2018            Cheerful    That’s my old friend KD; we were hiking at Deep Run Park in western Henrico County Friday before lunch when we came across that sign in the woods. You may recognize … Continue reading

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“All true living is face to face” – Albert Schweitzer

11 November, 2018            “All true living is face to face.” – Albert Schweitzer My brother Kevin and my brother Shane’s wife Kristin both finished the Anthem Richmond Marathon half marathon yesterday. Over seven thousand people were … Continue reading

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“Out to lunch” or “god spelled backwards”

28 October, 2018            “Out to lunch” or “god spelled backwards”     I’m working on some cross country flying plus navigation and this has been a lovely week. I took the top picture when we were … Continue reading

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The struggle (the flying lesson struggle) is real

14 October, 2018            The struggle (the flying lesson struggle) is real   I’m kidding, of course, about the “struggle” part – flying is a blast, 100% of the time. My brother Shane took that top picture … Continue reading

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 “Try to be a little kinder” – Aldous Huxley 

19 August, 2018           “Try to be a little kinder” – Aldous Huxley  That’s my whole family on October 28, 2012 at my brother Kevin’s house in Doswell, VA, a few days before Halloween. Even though we … Continue reading

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My only aunt (I have no uncles)

5 August, 2018            My only aunt (I have no uncles) My mother’s younger sister Janet was my only aunt, and I have no uncles. She died on July 13 at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, a couple of … 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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