Category Archives: sunsets

Where do I start?

8 July, 2018            Where do I start? I’ll start at the river, the mighty James River, at Pony Pasture, this morning, with dogs – what better place? And with what better company?  This was a mile … Continue reading

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 YW84JOY

17 September, 2017            YW84JOY I couldn’t get that thought out of my head this morning in Manteo, NC. It’s a license plate I saw, many years ago. Sound it out – you’ll understand the sentiment. That’s … Continue reading

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Cobbled together

25 June, 2017 Cobbled together I was hiking Saturday morning. Sometimes there are no words: I took that picture when we arrived around 10:15. We hiked for over an hour and we were almost at the parking lot when a … 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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People who put the “sweet” in “bittersweet”

4 June, 2017            People who put the “sweet” in “bittersweet” Our Mom died in her sleep five months ago today. Friends of hers and of Dad’s and of ours throughout our lives joined us when we … Continue reading

Posted in Birds, Blue Jays, Carolina wren, Dogs, Flowers, Fun, grateful dead, James River, mockingbirds, People, Pony Pasture, Rivers, scarlet begonias, Smiles (including "dog smiles"!), sunsets | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Happy Memorial Day! / Autism 5k / Run Through the Jungle

28 May, 2017            Happy Memorial Day! / Autism 5k / Run Through the Jungle  Some friends and I (some strangers too) did the 2017 Autism Society of Central Virginia 5K Run/Walk yesterday at Innsbrook in Glen … Continue reading

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Even a blind hog…

10 January, 2016            Even a blind hog… …finds an acorn sometimes. Or so goes the old saying. Wiktionary refers to this as an “English proverb” and attaches this terse explanation: “Being right once doesn’t prove anything.” … Continue reading

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