Category Archives: reflections

Peaceful Paddle

Late one evening at the end of June, my friend Theresa and I, drove to my favorite place to kayak: Lake Martin. She was taking a lesson from Pack and Paddle, so I hitched a ride with her. Kayaking relatively … Continue reading

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Sunday, March 15, 2015

Afton Villa Gardens is a historic site located in St. Francisville, LA. Its history began in 1820. You may read more on the web site if you wish. A fire destroyed the main home in 1963 and only the gardens remain. … Continue reading

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Great egret images from December 1, 2013. Reflect upon your present blessings of which every man has many—not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.Charles Dickens Linking with Weekend Reflections. Check out other cool reflections!Linking also with … Continue reading

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Pre-Anniversary Date

Saturday, Oct 26, turned out to be a beautiful day. That week, the local news ran a story on a new hiking/nature preserve about 20 minutes outside of town, so we checked it out. It was just okay. It’s still … Continue reading

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Lake Martin, LA

I really have a good man with which to live out my days on earth. Nearly every weekend Double D drives me to various swamps, bayous, marshes, etc. to indulge my photography habit. And since I bought him a pair … Continue reading

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Where my soul finds peace

American KestrelSpotted on River Road, Baton Rouge, 12/29/12Not the best shot, but he was probably 150′ away, so I was lucky to get this. Great EgretLSU Lakes, Baton Rouge, 12/30/12 Great Egret after a drinkLSU Lakes, Baton Rouge, 12/30/12 Snowy … Continue reading

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