Tag Archives: Roses

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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Venomous snake video, my first fox, more

24 September, 2017            Venomous snake video, my first fox, more A surprising number of people (I’m learning) are unfond of Copperhead snakes (Agkistrodon contortrix). I got some pictures and a video of one Friday at Deep … Continue reading

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Turns out I was wrong

20 August, 2017            Turns out I was wrong I was certain I’d seen the last Barred owl (Strix varia) of 2017. It’s mid-August and I thought I wouldn’t see them again until 2018. Mackey and Turner … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day!

14 May, 2017 Happy Mother’s Day!   I did a post with the same title a year ago. None of us had any reason to believe it would be her final Mother’s Day. Last year on Mother’s Day mom went swimming … Continue reading

Posted in Birds, cardinals, Downy woodpecker, Flowers, Fun, Gardenias, Insects, James River, raptors, Red-bellied woodpeckers, Red-tailed hawks, Rivers, roses, Smiles (including "dog smiles"!) | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The first poisonous snake I’ve ever photographed

30 April, 2017           The first poisonous snake I’ve ever photographed The first poisonous snake I’ve ever photographed wasn’t at Pony Pasture. It was at Deep Run Park in western Henrico. It’s better to open a blog … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

25 December 2016            Merry Christmas!  Merry Christmas! Evelyn put that together with roses from the store and magnolias from our driveway. Lovely! The James River in many ways never looks better than it does in winter. … Continue reading

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