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My favorite bridge in town (14th Street, Mayo’s Bridge) that parallels the Pont Neuf bridge in Paris on many levels. The first is a smaller bridge over the Manchester Canal.

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Little River with Crow at Dawn.

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The highest elevation of Hanover County where my friends have finished restoring their house again. Clapboard houses are a constant repair project. This beauty reminds me of my grand folks house in Mineral Virginia.

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Detail of an early 19th century oil portrait (private collection) framed by water from a pool.


The Sun Stands Still

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On the Eve of the Solstice I was privileged to a bevy of wildlife.

http://www.space.com/24014-winter-solstice-sun-movement-explained.html


parlor tricks

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“A parlor trick is a simple magic trick intended to be performed with few props for a small audience.”
This is a rough cut of my favorite encounter with a Blue Heron this year and had planned to match up with the perfect cloud for a post on the winter solstice my favorite part of the year when the light begins to return for longer days.


NEST

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Frank Heller is promoting some wonderful artist at the NEST : https://o3bigpicture.wordpress.com/2013/04/22/not-much-of-a-plumber/

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Trumpet Vine by Melissa Burgess
Wonderful paintings currently at : https://www.facebook.com/RVANest

Althea my wife wants to see this also and will look forward to viewing again!