Category Archives: People

You can’t buy this on Amazon

24 December, 2017            You can’t buy this on Amazon I’m 56 years old and this will by my first Christmas without a living parent. Mom was enthusiastic and ebullient and feisty and celebratory a year ago … Continue reading

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Shenandoah Gap

22 October, 2017 Shenandoah Gap A year ago this month, I was at a property owners meeting here with my Mom. This is the South Fork of the Shenandoah River in Page County, Virginia. It’s the western border or Shenandoah … 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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 YW84JOY

17 September, 2017            YW84JOY I couldn’t get that thought out of my head this morning in Manteo, NC. It’s a license plate I saw, many years ago. Sound it out – you’ll understand the sentiment. That’s … Continue reading

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Some days, revisited

16 July, 2017            Some days, revisited “Some days it all adds up And what you got isn’t enough” – U2, Some Days, 1993  A Red-shouldered hawk (Buteo lineatus) in Glen Allen Wednesday morning:  I drove east from … Continue reading

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Wildlife Center of Virginia – Wildlife Book Club

2 July, 2017            Wildlife Center of Virginia – Wildlife Book Club Much of what I see and learn at Pony Pasture (and elsewhere) is informed by books recommended by the Wildlife Center of Virginia Wildlife Book … Continue reading

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Sunset from Kroger on Maui

18 June, 2017            Sunset from Kroger on Maui I took this picture from the parking lot of a Kroger on Maui: I’m kidding about Maui, of course. I took that picture on Tuesday, June 13, from … Continue reading

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