Nature

The Blue Angels

The Blue Angels

Tweet For the first time in almost 30 years, The Blue Angels came to Lynchburg and put on quite a show. I was eight years old the first time they came and, by sheer happenstance, I caught sight of their diamond formation in the sky miles from our yard. I remember cheering when I saw […]


Virginia Safari Park

Virginia Safari Park

Tweet View the full photo gallery Elisabeth and I spent Saturday and part of Sunday in the Shenandoah Valley with an overnight at Skyland Resort. Skyland and Big Meadows are my two favorite places to visit and stay along Skyline Drive in the Shenandoah National Forest. If you’ve not been to either, I highly recommend […]


Archive: Misty Moisty Morning – October 2004

Archive: Misty Moisty Morning - October 2004

Tweet I woke up to this fascinating fog one October morning last year and the first two lines of this nursery rhyme kept going through my head as I ran around the yard with the camera.ceoec.ru My Mom used to read me this rhyme from a Mother Goose book when I was a child and […]


The Sad Passing of the Fletcher Oak

The Sad Passing of the Fletcher Oak

Tweet Tweet View the full photo gallery Today was a gray, rainy, humid and rather sad day at Sweet Briar College. The 200+ year old Fletcher Oak gave up the ghost this morning and toppled across the college’s main road. We’re all thankful that nobody happened to be walking or driving nearby at that particular […]