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For many years we wanted to go to Jamestown Island.

Jamestown Island today is a relatively well-manicured park where tourists can visit the remains of the original settlement. 300 more words

American History

Richmond has a good thing going with its trails network

Richmond’s great network of hiking and biking trails are no accident. They were advocated for, planned and built by trail users. Volunteers have worked with city park staff for more than two decades to develop and maintain the trails and our region is better for them. 229 more words

My Life

Shirley Plantation, Virginia

Shirley Plantation, located along the James River of Virginia, lays claim to being the oldest plantation in Virginia and the longest continuously family-owned business in North America.  1,079 more words


Discover Challenge: SUPERPOWER

This week’s Discover Challenge:

“[D]epict your superpower in the medium of your choice. Your superpower might be putting the kids to bed with aplomb, speed, and grace.

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Last Sunrise

I made it up for the last sunrise of 2016.  This is a photography blog so that’s enough words. 16 more words


Always Go Back...If You Can.

It pays to scout out a new shooting location.  Then you can go back and get the good shots.  I’m glad I still had time on our little trip or I wouldn’t have discovered this awesome angle of yesterday’s shoot. 12 more words


Jamestown Island

I’ve found that some of the best sunrises are during the winter months.  It’s tough, though, to get motivated to get out of a warm bed and subject myself to frozen hands, but the end result is usually well worth it. 10 more words