Tag Archives: outdoors

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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Either a janitor or a thief, apprehended by dogs

12 November, 2017            Either a janitor or a thief, apprehended by dogs Friday night when I walked Mackey and Turner they bolted off the front porch and stampeded the bushes on the north side of … Continue reading

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Placeholder, yet again

5 November, 2017            Placeholder, yet again Some weeks, blog posts just write themselves. Then, in sharp contrast, there’s weeks like this. I just looked and this is my 312th blog post since I began this blog … Continue reading

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Let somebody else do the heavy lifting!

29 October, 2017            Let somebody else do the heavy lifting!  That’s the one good picture I’ve taken this week. Regarding the title of this post, some readers (assuming I have more than one) may recall a … Continue reading

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Shenandoah Gap

22 October, 2017 Shenandoah Gap A year ago this month, I was at a property owners meeting here with my Mom. This is the South Fork of the Shenandoah River in Page County, Virginia. It’s the western border or Shenandoah … 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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