Category Archives: Snakes

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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Throw it up against the wall…

18 October, 2015            Throw it up against the wall… …and see if it sticks! Shorthand for trying something out to see if it works. That’s what I’m doing at the end of the blog this week. … Continue reading

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This may not be the blog for you…

12 July, 2015                     This may not be the blog for you… …if you don’t like pictures of hawks. Or – more likely – if you don’t like pictures of snakes. … Continue reading

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PP Fauna

Beginning December, 2014, this will be my page for “Fauna” from Pony Pasture in Richmond, VA. The left hand column has the “common name.” Clicking on that link will go to a blog  post with a photograph I’ve taken of … Continue reading

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