Thrasher enjoying inside of an evergreen.
“Richmond’s James River Park Pipeline Walkway, a little known scenic area where fish, birds and human waste collide. The pipeline itself is actually part of the sewer system, carrying street run-off to a storage area downstream.”
The Rookery is gone but what great memories : https://o3bigpicture.wordpress.com/2015/03/14/great-blue-heron-rookery-rva/
In my case I specifically went to the highest peaks in the Shenandoah National Park to photograph a Raven.
“Put a Bird on It” is a catchphrase that stems from a comedic skit featured in an episode of the American sketch comedy TV series Portlandia. While originally intended as a satire of the avian motif that became a trend in hipster fashion and home décor merchandises during the early 2010s, the phrase has been since incorporated into the aforementioned products as an ironic tagline.
During this troubling weekend I happen to see Fred Armisen referring to this and felt uplifted that somehow I’m indirectly involved with this movement. A belly laugh and humor will pull us through these times of constant despair.
No expense was spared by architect Mitchell in constructing the second Branch Baths (RVA) with an elegant facade of Indiana limestone. In 1918, 47,433 bathers used the facility in the previous calendar year. This remarkable figure is an indication of the bath’s importance historically in the life of Oregon Hill and the surrounding neighborhoods, whose residents relied upon the public baths before private indoor-plumbing was ubiquitous.