Category Archives: raptors

Mixed emotions

13 January, 2019            Mixed emotions I had an experience – two experiences, really – on Monday, April 16, 2007. The dogs woke me up long before dawn today and, inexplicably, I was thinking of those two … Continue reading

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Nobody yawns…

6 January, 2019            Nobody yawns… I am embarrassed. I am acutely and painfully aware of the poor quality of this image. I took it. What stunned me about it – what is remarkable about it, IMO … Continue reading

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“Used w/o permission” or “Happiest flies”

30 December, 2018            “Used w/o permission” or “Happiest flies”           30 December, 2018 “Used w/o permission” or “Happiest flies” We took that photo last night at our family holiday gathering at … Continue reading

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Stuart Little and the third definition of religion

23 December, 2018            Stuart Little and the third definition of religion   I just liked starting this blog post off with that picture. We didn’t actually fly that day. Mackey and Turner and I went to … 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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Two words about politics: I vote

4 November, 2018            Two words about politics: I vote If you think our country’s doing well, vote to keep it this way. If you think our country needs change, vote to make it. But don’t be … 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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