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Some days, revisited

16 July, 2017            Some days, revisited “Some days it all adds up And what you got isn’t enough” – U2, Some Days, 1993  A Red-shouldered hawk (Buteo lineatus) in Glen Allen Wednesday morning:  I drove east from … Continue reading

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Return of the guest photographer

2 April, 2017            Return of the guest photographer Some of you may remember my old friend Ethan, who took a truly spectacular picture of a Northern water snake at Bryan Park three years ago. He and … Continue reading

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Even a blind hog…

10 January, 2016            Even a blind hog… …finds an acorn sometimes. Or so goes the old saying. Wiktionary refers to this as an “English proverb” and attaches this terse explanation: “Being right once doesn’t prove anything.” … Continue reading

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Double the fun!!

24 May, 2015                      Double the fun  That’s a corny title for a blog post, but no one has ever accused me of not being corny. Here’s the inspiration for the … Continue reading

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“The most beautiful place on earth.”

5 April, 2015 “The most beautiful place on earth.” “This is the most beautiful place on earth. There are many such places.” – Edward Abbey, Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness There are many such places in central Virginia … Continue reading

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