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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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Let somebody else do the heavy lifting!

29 October, 2017            Let somebody else do the heavy lifting!  That’s the one good picture I’ve taken this week. Regarding the title of this post, some readers (assuming I have more than one) may recall a … Continue reading

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Shenandoah Gap

22 October, 2017 Shenandoah Gap A year ago this month, I was at a property owners meeting here with my Mom. This is the South Fork of the Shenandoah River in Page County, Virginia. It’s the western border or Shenandoah … Continue reading

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Pony Pasture has the blues

19 March, 2017            Pony Pasture has the blues In deep winter, Pony Pasture is dominated by gray granite and gray tree trunks and brown soil and brown leaves. It’s bright blue on the river itself – … Continue reading

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Switched horses in midstream

19 February, 2017            Switched horses in midstream Twenty-four hours ago this blog post had a much different look. The title was Daffodils you can hear. But as events unfolded – primarily unremarkable events – I moved … Continue reading

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February sunburn

12 February, 2017            February sunburn Pat and I paddled up the river this afternoon and we almost got sunburned it was so bright. At my house near Parham and Three Chopt it went up to 78º; … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

25 December 2016            Merry Christmas!  Merry Christmas! Evelyn put that together with roses from the store and magnolias from our driveway. Lovely! The James River in many ways never looks better than it does in winter. … Continue reading

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