Archive for December, 2008

Amber

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This was my Christmas present to Anna Maria. This insect has been trapped in Baltic amber for approximately 40 million years. I bought it from an amber collector in Lithuania.

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Cloudwalk

Clouds and sunset

A evening walk on Turleytown Lane

Clouds and sunset

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Clouds and sunset

Clouds and sunset

Clouds and sunset

Shenandoah Calligraphic

Calligraphic reflections on the Shenandoah River

Calligraphic reflections on the Shenandoah River

Calligraphic reflections on the Shenandoah River

Calligraphic reflections on the Shenandoah River

Evening Reflections

Tree reflected in Shenandoah River

Tree reflected in Shenandoah River

Tree reflected in Shenandoah River

Tralfamadore Farm – Christmas 2008

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Back at Tralfamadore Farm for Nancy’s Christmas Party.

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bird on a wire

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Ron and Whit

Ron and Wit

I met Ron, Nancy’s son, at her Christmas party at Tralfamadore Farm. Whit is one of her many creatures.

Starlings, Contrails, and Clouds

Starlings and jet contrails

On a crisp morning, the starlings pass under the expanding jet contrails.

Starlings and jet contrails

clouds and contrails

Christmas Morning 2008

Christmas ornament

Christmas Ornament

Stocking Christmas ornaments

Christmas

Christmas stocking contents

The contents of a stocking

Christmas

Eating a cookie

Christmas

Cookie crumbs

Christmas Eve 2008

Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve

Anna Maria and the Oatmeal Facial Scrub

Oatmeal facial scrub

Oatmeal scrub lovingly made by Eliza

Headlights, Fog, Brocks Gap Rd

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Headlights on Brocks Gap Rd leave fiery traces of an internal combustion world

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Fogs Rolls in over the Shenandoah

Fog rolls in over the Shenandoah

Fog rolls in over the Shenandoah

Fog rolls in over the Shenandoah

High Waters after the December Storm

Shenandoah River

Water over the bridge at Battle Bluff Lane

Shenandoah River

Shenandoah River

What the river brought

Frost #4

Frost on number four

Frost on our house number one morning