Category Archives: Shenandoah Valey

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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Up close and personal

11 June, 2017        Up close and personal [[WARNING! THERE IS A PICTURE OF MY NEPHEW TOWARD THE BOTTOM OF THIS POST! YOU WILL FIND HIM IRRESISTIBLE!]] I was dropping a buddy off near Bon Air Wednesday afternoon when … Continue reading

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Guest blogger, Maple Festival 2017, Pony Pasture deer

12 March, 2017            Guest blogger, Maple Festival 2017, Pony Pasture deer – A blog post in three parts: Part 1, Guest blogger, my niece Wren: The Maple Festival The Maple Festival is a place where you … Continue reading

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Switched horses in midstream

19 February, 2017            Switched horses in midstream Twenty-four hours ago this blog post had a much different look. The title was Daffodils you can hear. But as events unfolded – primarily unremarkable events – I moved … Continue reading

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Yellow and blue

8 January, 2017 Yellow and blue Yellow primroses: Dogs by the river: Moonrise, Wednesday, January 4, 2017, Bridgewater, VA: More next week! All best, Jay

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My chauffeur really flies! // Gone to the dogs

23 October, 2016            My chauffeur really flies! // Gone to the dogs I encourage you to vote on November 8. One of the candidates will be president soon. Please do your part to make sure it’s … Continue reading

Posted in Birds, Dogs, Downy woodpecker, Fun, fungus, Insects, James River, Pony Pasture, Rivers, Shenandoah River, Shenandoah Valey, Smiles (including "dog smiles"!) | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Evelyn says I try too hard

22 May, 2016            Evelyn says I try too hard I floated a dozen cockamamie ideas for blog titles past Evie over the course of this week. When I made it a Baker’s Dozen earlier today Ev … Continue reading

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