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Portrait of a new friend, her name isn’t really Taco, wonderful beast!


Lone Oak #3

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Lone Oak (GNIS FID: 1477498) is a populated place located in Hanover County at latitude 37.815 and longitude -77.659.

Prior to the arrival of English settlers, Hanover County served as hunting grounds for the Pamunkey and Chickahominy Native American tribes.

Our lone oak out back door the next morning while drinking coffee.

 

 


Isobel’s Hawk

Trying to refine a decent print of our young friends Hawk.

 

Nature is so powerful, so strong. Capturing its essence is not easy – your work becomes a dance with light and the weather. It takes you to a place within yourself.
_Annie Leibovitz

 

 
 

 


weeping

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Wisdom ceases to be wisdom when it becomes too proud to weep, too grave to laugh, and too selfish to seek other than itself.
_Khalil Gibran

Winter Storm Stella a few days later has probably ruin the cherry blossoms this season.


Young’s Pond Dam

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U. S. Department of the Interior National Park Service
Joseph Bryan Park Richmond, VA

Dam/Causeway on Lower Young’s Pond
The current dam is constructed on the original location of a millpond dam built in the late
1700s. It was the power source for a gristmill and sawmill. Ice-harvesting facilities and ice-pits
were also nearby. The dam may have been reconstructed several times. The WPA workforce
and the City’s Park Bureau constructed the existing reinforced-concrete causeway and dam in
1937. The concrete post and chain side railings date from 1958-1959.

http://www.dhr.virginia.gov/registers/Cities/Richmond/127-5677_Joseph_Bryan_Park_2002_Final_Nomination.pdf

 

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