Category Archives: Autumn

War memorial, Stafford, Virginia

The black stone sphere spins gently on a pool of water. A press release described this as “a 3,000-pound floating granite world globe, floating above a pentagon-shaped base that is etched with the five branches of the Armed Services.”

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Halloween at the McCormicks

Harry Potter and friends awaiting nightfall to go trick-or-treating. Some of them scarcely noticed the dementor.

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Halloween at home

Sandy’s mantlepiece

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Erin, rugby

Erin at the annual alumnae game, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, Virginia

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A visit to Dad’s

Columbus Day Weekend, early October 2018 Almost all photos by Elspeth ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

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Pittsburgh-Cumberland bike ride

As I was sick, I missed this week’s 4-day bike adventure on the Great Allegheny Passage, but my friends are having a wet and wild time:

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Fall visit to Dad’s

Pre-Thanksgiving: photos by Beth, Elspeth, Erin, Sandy

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Biking Mount Vernon to Gravelly Point & back

Ate our sandwiches at the foot of the National Airport runway, with the 14th Street Bridge, Jefferson Memorial, and Washington Monument behind us (but somehow failed to get a plane taking off into the frame).

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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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