Tag: James River

Weekly Photo Challenge: Scale

In 2012, the Richmond Virginia Art Community joined with national street artists to create murals on the flood walls along the James River Canal (media coverage is here and here).  Because it was on the path I walked during lunch, I had the opportunity to watch as it was being created and later, the final…

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2014 Highlights

Here are some highlights from last year (Nancy’s 2014 Yearbook!): My Favorite Posts Some of my favorite posts from 2014 were: A Gallery of My Daughter Growing Up – this was for a weekly photo challenge on endurance, of which I think parenthood is the ultimate test. Books Everyone Should Read – these are not necessarily my favorite…

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Working A Day Job – Part 3

It comes the very moment you wake up each morning. All your wishes and hopes for the day rush at you like wild animals. And the first job each morning consists simply in shoving them all back; in listening to that other voice, taking that other point of view, letting that other larger, stronger, quieter…

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Geometry

This week’s photo challenge is geometry.  Quintin Lake, of Quintin Lake Architectural Photography, designed the challenge and said: This challenge is about the shapes and rhythms that make up the geometry of our world. . . This could be the patterns of the natural world up close and personal, or the rhythm of your local buildings. So…

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Autumn Knocks Urgently

This week’s Six Word Friday uses the word “knock”, and as we move into the last few days of September I’ve noticed for yet another year that: Autumn knocks with urgency in September. At the end of August, I took several hundred photographs of the butterflies and hummingbird moths in the gardens at Colonial Williamsburg. …

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Walking During Lunch

These last several weeks have been unseasonably warm.  I enjoy walking during lunch for my exercise and thought you might like to see Brown’s Island and the canal off the James River in downtown Richmond. This is the bridge I take across to get to the island, shown from the far end.  Click here for…

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