Tag Archives: Rivers

“All true living is face to face” – Albert Schweitzer

11 November, 2018            “All true living is face to face.” – Albert Schweitzer My brother Kevin and my brother Shane’s wife Kristin both finished the Anthem Richmond Marathon half marathon yesterday. Over seven thousand people were … Continue reading

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Two words about politics: I vote

4 November, 2018            Two words about politics: I vote If you think our country’s doing well, vote to keep it this way. If you think our country needs change, vote to make it. But don’t be … Continue reading

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“Out to lunch” or “god spelled backwards”

28 October, 2018            “Out to lunch” or “god spelled backwards”     I’m working on some cross country flying plus navigation and this has been a lovely week. I took the top picture when we were … Continue reading

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A tale of two rivers

21 October, 2018            A tale of two rivers       No deer or buffleheads yet but I believe they’ll appear soon, as Hemingway put it, “gradually then suddenly.” There were lots of deer tracks on … Continue reading

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Random – but fortunately a hawk came to visit

9 September, 2018            Random – but fortunately a hawk came to visit   Some weeks I don’t get any pictures I love (except gardenias) but this week a young hawk landed in the backyard. Right while … Continue reading

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“Why isn’t there anything in holes?” – O. Henry

2 September, 2018            “Why isn’t there anything in holes?” – O. Henry   The quote is from a story by O Henry called The Ransom of Red Chief. It’s unrelated to this blog post. I was riding … Continue reading

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More is better

26 August, 2018           More is better  I turned 57 on Thursday. I took this picture Saturday at sunrise looking across the Potomac River on Marine Corps Base Quantico in Virginia. There is nothing – ever – … Continue reading

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