Tag Archives: Cliff Swallows

My second favorite smell

12 June, 2016            My second favorite smell Before Evelyn coaxed these gardenias into indescribably lush blossom next to our front stoop, chocolate chip cookies baking were my favorite smell. Move over chocolate chip cookies – there’s … Continue reading

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We interrupt our regularly scheduled blog post!

1 May, 2016            We interrupt our regularly scheduled blog post! For a visit! From one of my two brothers and one of my two sisters, plus spouses, I think the last time this happened there was … Continue reading

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Tentacles and a triathlon in Windy Wellington

17 April, 2016 Tentacles and a triathlon in Windy Wellington This week a friend sent an email called “Almost like Finding Nemo” with a link to an article titled (legitimately) Inky The Octopus Breaks Out Of Aquarium, Makes Way To … Continue reading

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Above ground swimming pools

22 June, 2014       Above ground swimming pools I watched a finish line interview with a Race Across America (RAAM) finisher from 2010. Among the first things he mentioned after riding his bicycle across America for eleven days was … Continue reading

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Autism 5k

25 May, 2014             Autism 5k   Yesterday was the 12th Annual Autism 5k, held this year at the Innsbrook Pavillion in Glen Allen, VA. I did it the first year with my old buddy … Continue reading

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Swallowing my pride

11 May, 2014    Swallowing my pride   I heard an unusual racket coming from the underside of a bridge in downtown Richmond earlier this week. I looked up and there were dozens of swallows flying around dozens of mud … Continue reading

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