Tag Archives: Virginia

Dots, Trance, and Magic – Aboriginal Paintings

Last week, I visited the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of the University of Virginia,┬áthe only museum in the United States dedicated to the exhibition and study of Australian Aboriginal Art. I was the only visitor for much of the time … Continue reading

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Look Up!

This past weekend, I attended the Wings and Wheels event in Bath County, Virginia. It takes place each year at a very small airport, Ingalls Airfield, on a high ridgeline overlooking Bath County, Virginia, and the adjoining mountains of West … Continue reading

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Autumn Moods

Heavy rain clouds alternating with bursts of sunlight created many different moods this evening. The orange golden flames of maple trees light up the landscape volunteering as backdrop to a stand of milkweed: I follow this winding country road savoring … Continue reading

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Country Scenes, Children’s Dreams, & Beauty Queens

The Street Parade is always the official start of the Highland County Fair. Days in advance, the grass along the side of the road is neatly cut. Hours before the parade, empty lawn chairs line the roads to secure their … Continue reading

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His Name was Skip

Earlier this week, I wrote a photo essay about an abandoned house. So many questions arose about the last occupant of the house who left an unfinished boat in the living room, that I decided to do some more research. … Continue reading

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