Tag Archives: outdoors

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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“Used w/o permission” or “Happiest flies”

30 December, 2018            “Used w/o permission” or “Happiest flies”           30 December, 2018 “Used w/o permission” or “Happiest flies” We took that photo last night at our family holiday gathering at … Continue reading

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People + trains + planes = maximum fun

16 December, 2018    People + trains + planes = maximum fun   That’s Evelyn’s longtime friend Jose on the left, then her sister Jackie, then me, then Evelyn Friday evening at dinner. We all wish you could have joined us! … Continue reading

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Peace and love, goat stew, Farmer’s Market, snowstorm – wow!  

9 December, 2018            Peace and love, goat stew, Farmer’s Market, snowstorm – wow!   I am totally using this image without permission. I took a screenshot of my niece Aileen’s instagram page. Aileen drew the pictures … Continue reading

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Cheerful

2 December, 2018            Cheerful    That’s my old friend KD; we were hiking at Deep Run Park in western Henrico County Friday before lunch when we came across that sign in the woods. You may recognize … Continue reading

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