Category Archives: Smiles (including “dog smiles”!)

Some things in life can be improved… 

21 July, 2019            Some things in life can be improved…  …but this weekend wasn’t one of them! Evelyn’s birthday was this weekend and her sister Jackie came down from NJ to help us celebrate. Evelyn … Continue reading

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Light work

14 July, 2019            Light work The light made photography effortless again this week; I’m always grateful. But I get lazy! I also can never decide which picture I like best. My favorite photography subjects, raptors, … Continue reading

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Where to start? Embarrassment of riches

7 July, 2019            Where to start? Embarrassment of riches I didn’t know where to start this week – too much fun stuff. I was parked at a gas station  near a busy intersection Tuesday morning … Continue reading

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Pimento cheese picnic – and more! 

30 June, 2019            Pimento cheese picnic – and more!  My old friend Ethan, world renowned snake photographer and his family were in Roanoke this week visiting their family. They invited me for a picnic and … Continue reading

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Turner and I are creatures of habit

16 June, 2019            Turner and I are creatures of habit Evelyn took that picture Wednesday and it was too great to not put in this blog post. I didn’t even know I had it when … Continue reading

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Things with wings

9 June, 2019            Things with wings Here’s one “thing with wings” – a Purple Martin (Progne subis) – holding another “thing with wings” – a recently deceased male Common Whitetail Skimmer (Libellula lydia). This was … Continue reading

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Some weeks I don’t know where to begin

26 May, 2019            Some weeks I don’t know where to begin I saw a Luna moth (Actias luna) early this afternoon while I was riding my bike at West Creek. It’s such a treasure to … Continue reading

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