Tag Archives: flying

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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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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Flying over the hoods of cars 

8 April, 2018            Flying over the hoods of cars  I spoke with many friends who urged me to take up flying again, even though I can’t get a license. On 5 April, 1988 I went “flying … Continue reading

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A story I never knew

15 October, 2017            A story I never knew I was hiking in Deep Run Park Friday – the same place I’ve twice photographed copperhead snakes – when a more appealing sight caught my eye. It was … Continue reading

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 All in a day’s hike

8 October, 2017            All in a day’s hike I took that picture today at 12:30. It’s not even in black and white – that’s a color picture! The most notable thing about the weather at Pony … Continue reading

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Venomous snake video, my first fox, more

24 September, 2017            Venomous snake video, my first fox, more A surprising number of people (I’m learning) are unfond of Copperhead snakes (Agkistrodon contortrix). I got some pictures and a video of one Friday at Deep … Continue reading

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