Category Archives: Snakes

bombogenesis and/or relentlessly pragmatic: Happy New Year!

7 January, 2018            bombogenesis and/or relentlessly pragmatic: Happy New Year! I took all three of those pictures while Mackey and Turner and I did our first ever four mile hike at Pony Pasture – yesterday. We … 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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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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Three decades of triathlon, and another snake!

7 May, 2017             Three decades of triathlon, and another snake! I was hiking with the dogs Saturday morning when a woman named Pam pointed out a  baby Barred Owl on one side of the trail: … Continue reading

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Warning – disturbing images – hawk kills starling

20 November, 2016            Warning – disturbing images – hawk kills starling The hawk/starling picture comes a bit below. There’s no blood, but it’s an intense image. In my mind. I’ll open with a decidedly undisturbing image … Continue reading

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Today is my Mom’s birthday!

30 October, 2016            Today is my Mom’s birthday! We had a big dinner for our mom yesterday – and I don’t have pictures ready in time! That yellow flower is my mom’s favorite color, and my … Continue reading

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Keeping your water dry

9 October, 2016            Keeping your water dry It was raining so hard in Hopewell, VA yesterday – I swear I’m not making this up – I saw a guy walking down the street holding an umbrella … Continue reading

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