Category Archives: Summer

Butterfly at Willowmere Park, Sept 20th

Been seeing a few of these at home lately. The camera produced something a bit too yellow — I think the true color was a bit more brownish.

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Who me?

Sandy asked, “Who’s eating all the leaves off my cucumber vine?” She also asked, “Who keeps digging holes in my fairy garden?” That’s the Carolina Wren, owner of both the porch and the space under the porch. His call seems … Continue reading

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Corolla trip

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Grey heron at Inverness

This grey heron (Ardea cinerea) is similar to the great blue heron (Ardea herodias) we see often near home in Virginia.

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A little bike ride in high heat and humidity

Ride 29, Mon July 2nd, 9:40am, Heritage Trail and Canal Path loop x 2, 6.4 miles, 45 mins, with Charlie and Leslie, 7:02 pace, 8.53 mph, 90F 32C 45% 77DP, failed to start our apps. This spot was under two … Continue reading

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Looking behind the rock garden

A fox maybe? At 1:37 in the morning on June 28th: Three weeks earlier, same spot, also about 1:30 in the morning:

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At Braehead Farm

After berry picking:

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A long shot

Two bikers contemplate the end of the road

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Hyperion run flooded: Heritage Trail under water

Above, photo by Sarah of Joanne and me on Fall Hill Drive, Fredericksburg, Virginia, midway through the regular Saturday 6-miler from Hyperion Espresso. (The trail is on the far side of that guard rail.) And below, a police officer’s photo … Continue reading

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Fathers Day 10k Race

Our first foot race together, Erin’s second 10k race, and her first women’s first place award. Erin’s time 54:01, mine 54:05. It was Bishops Events’ Fathers Day races, Old Mill Park, Fredericksburg, Virginia.

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