Category Archives: Nature

Running past the weeds

On a morning run at Willowmere Park I passed a stunning display of thistles. I walked back for a closer look and found more to see than just weeds. The hummingbird moth was a bonus but the bindweed so entranced … Continue reading

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Rhys’s Christening

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At Rachel & Dave’s

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At Dad’s on Gareth’s birthday weekend

Gareth’s shot of all present: Then a long, gray drive home. After 90 minutes east to Altoona, here I started south.

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A few summer flowers

In July, some from the garden, some from the roadside: Tall Phlox, Cornflower, Black-Eyed Susan, Mimosa, Queen Anne’s Lace, Rose of Sharon, Smooth Sumac

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Dad’s kitchen window

Wikipedia article on the American red squirrel

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Bushy Run: a walk in the woods

Wikipedia article on the 1763 battle

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Dad’s kitchen window

Wikipedia acticle on the raccoon

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What was he thinking?

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Drinking lunch on the Blue Ridge

At the Fox Meadow Winery, Linden, Virginia, with our friends Jim Charest and Linda Beville. It may be way up in the mountains, but the winery is not short of neighbors, hidden away in the trees:

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