Category Archives: roses

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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Let somebody else do the heavy lifting!

29 October, 2017            Let somebody else do the heavy lifting!  That’s the one good picture I’ve taken this week. Regarding the title of this post, some readers (assuming I have more than one) may recall a … Continue reading

Posted in Birds, buffleheads, cats, Dogs, Flowers, Fun, Gardenias, James River, Pony Pasture, raptors, red-shouldered hawks, Red-tailed hawks, Rivers, roses, Smiles (including "dog smiles"!), whitetail deer, Wildlife Center of Virginia | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

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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Venomous snake video, my first fox, more

24 September, 2017            Venomous snake video, my first fox, more A surprising number of people (I’m learning) are unfond of Copperhead snakes (Agkistrodon contortrix). I got some pictures and a video of one Friday at Deep … Continue reading

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Turns out I was wrong

20 August, 2017            Turns out I was wrong I was certain I’d seen the last Barred owl (Strix varia) of 2017. It’s mid-August and I thought I wouldn’t see them again until 2018. Mackey and Turner … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day!

14 May, 2017 Happy Mother’s Day!   I did a post with the same title a year ago. None of us had any reason to believe it would be her final Mother’s Day. Last year on Mother’s Day mom went swimming … Continue reading

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