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Busy, busy

I have been busy, busy, busy.  Usually this time of year, after all the shows are over, is quiet but this year I have had some opportunities come up. 213 more words

Alison Thomas

Assateague Island

Chances are when you were younger you had to read Misty of Chincoteague in school.  This is the story about a wild pony from Assateague Island that was bought on Pony Penning day – a yearly roundup of the horses on Assateague by the Saltwater Cowboys where the horses swim across the bay onto Chincoteague Island and sold at auction.  976 more words


Tall Grasses and Ponies

The wild ponies are the tiny spots in the upper right, far in the distance. This was taken in the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, found on the Virginia side of Assateague Island. 10 more words


Assateague Island and Dismal Swamp

This past week I headed out to Assateague to get some coastal photographs to add to my mountains.  In a way this was coming full circle for me.  253 more words

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