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2,000’ over Pony Pasture in a light plane

29 July, 2018            2,000’ over Pony Pasture in a light plane Thursday afternoon (7/26) my flight instructor John and I decided to fly to Chesterfield County Airport (KFCI) for the first time. It was a perfect … Continue reading

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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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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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 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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AKA “Butterfly McPeace”

4 December, 2016            AKA “Butterfly McPeace” My friend and mentor for many years was the late, great Butterfly McPeace. She passed away a couple of years ago. I keep a roll of these stickers to remind … Continue reading

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