Category Archives: Turtles

Reflection of hope

27 May, 2018            Reflection of hope “May your choices reflect your hopes and not your fears.” – Nelson Mandela I didn’t have a theme for this post – I still don’t – but I saw that … Continue reading

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Short (definitely!) and sweet (hopefully!)

1 April, 2018            Short (definitely!) and sweet (hopefully!) I hope you had a wonderful Easter and a spectacular April Fool’s Day today. I drove to MD and back today and had dinner with my sister and … Continue reading

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Footballs in the trees

3 December, 2017            Footballs in the trees This first (mockingbird) image is unrelated to the title or the rest of the post; I just enjoy the way it looks. I stumbled on it by accident earlier … Continue reading

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The color of our planet

19 November, 2017        The color of our planet  The preceding picture is Pony Pasture rocks at a very civilized hour this morning.  Every year as the leaves drop away and the sky turns its brightest blue I think … Continue reading

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Happy Memorial Day!

29 May, 2016            Happy Memorial Day! My friend Skye and I did the First Annual Autism 5k on Memorial Day weekend 2003 at Dorey Park in eastern Henrico County. Skye moved to North Carolina a few … Continue reading

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One person’s kryptonite…

20 December, 2015            One person’s kryptonite… …is another person’s gesture of gratitude! Evelyn and I have a friend named Joel Elston who is a life coach specializing in health and addiction recovery. He recently published … Continue reading

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Making tracks

11 October, 2015            Making tracks Good evening! I hope your week’s been a great one. The river’s down to a reasonable level now (just dropped below five feet) but last weekend’s rain pushed it up some. … Continue reading

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