Tag Archives: Fun

“Trust the process” – not quite 100% of the time

17 February, 2019            “Trust the process” – not quite 100% of the time Tomorrow is my sister Sheila’s birthday – wish her Happy Birthday if you’re fortunate enough to see her or talk with her! Or … Continue reading

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The time between

10 February, 2019            The time between This was a great week to be outdoors. Every week is great to be outdoors, but this one had seven solid days. We had the best river hike we’d had … Continue reading

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In touch with my inner hermit

3 February, 2019            In touch with my inner hermit I saw this Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus) Friday at Deep Run Park in western Henrico. I am an outgoing person but the avalanche of sports (today is … Continue reading

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Slim Pickens or “trust the process”

27 January, 2019            Slim Pickens or “trust the process” I haven’t gotten a million great images this month. Not even by my standards of “great images,” which are normally not real great. It’s been “slim pickings,” … Continue reading

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dredge

20 January, 2019            dredge I dredged up a few stories I’d appended to blog posts in years past. Some of them are interesting if you’ve never read them before. I’ll put them near the bottom. After … Continue reading

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Mixed emotions

13 January, 2019            Mixed emotions I had an experience – two experiences, really – on Monday, April 16, 2007. The dogs woke me up long before dawn today and, inexplicably, I was thinking of those two … Continue reading

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Nobody yawns…

6 January, 2019            Nobody yawns… I am embarrassed. I am acutely and painfully aware of the poor quality of this image. I took it. What stunned me about it – what is remarkable about it, IMO … Continue reading

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