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Richmond VA, Skyline View at Night

Still working out a few kinks in the night photography (there’s a little blurriness, partially because my remote died on me, partially because it’s shot from a bridge and bridges shake when cars move over them, and partially because I’m still learning properly setting up the camera for this sort of thing), but it’s not a bad shot.


Niflheim (Photo Edit)

Okay, the rain’s clearing up sometime tomorrow, so I’m ending the monochrome stuff with this photo edit I did earlier this year; it’s called Niflheim,  70 more words


Jamestown Peninsula, Virginia

Visiting Jamestown, we paused by this tranquil body of water nearby which a first wave of colonists had encamped four hundred and nine years ago. Their fate was sealed as they had neither the skills to live off the land nor were they of a disposition to accept instruction from the Powhatan.


Buckingham County: 1874, Part II

Our “Observer,” who so beautifully described the prosperity of Fluvanna County (the Cocke home, “Bremo”) and Albemarle County (the home of Col. Henry Gantt) continued his essay by reprimanding Buckingham County for its backwardness. 388 more words

Buckingham County

Buckingham County: 1874, Part I

Courtesy Harper’s Magazine

The period of Reconstruction was an extremely difficult time across the southern United States, Buckingham County included. Much in society changed, while the land stayed put and the James River flowed on. 728 more words

Buckingham County

Tree Walk

Saturday April 9, we participated in a Tree Walk at the James River Park’s Pony Pasture.

The walk was a part of a class sponsored by the… 110 more words