A few shots from the Fredericksburg National Cemetery’s annual Memorial Day Luminaria.
A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of taking some lovely photographs of the Wilson family children. Children are the best subjects to photograph. They haven’t learned to be self-conscious and their expressions are always so honest. I plan on taking many more photographs of this wonderful family, to help document their growth. Thank you Wilsons for allowing me into your home for the afternoon.
On Friday, March 11, 2016, I had the pleasure of attending the second to last day of the Rodin exhibit in Richmond at the Virginia Museum of Fine Art. I truly, regret not bringing my camera. A lesson learned the hard way, for sure. Every other time I have gone to an exhibit at the VMFA there has been a strict no photography policy. So of course the one time I assume the rules will be the same I leave my camera at home. I did my best with what I had, my Samsung Galaxy S5. Here are a few of my favorites from that day. Note I forgot to write down all the names of the pieces. It was extremely busy and I was with family so I was unable to linger longer with the pieces.
Running has become my second favorite thing to do. And I really like this blog/blogger. Inspired to sign-up for this race next year!
When I signed up for my first half marathon in 2014, I wasn’t entirely sure I could run that far. 13.1 miles seemed so overwhelming. I learned that I could do it, though, and in a reasonable length of time, too (2:35:16). Now that I’ve run seven of them, the distance no longer scares me. After the 2014 Marine Corps Historic Half, I posted on Facebook that I felt like my legs would fall off. I was sore for days. On February 20 I ran my seventh half, and although I was a little sore for the rest of the day, I felt well enough to seriously consider going for a quick run the next morning. (I went for a walk instead–and I had some soreness in my right shoulder and hip from my epic wipeout on the trail–more on that in a minute.) I signed up for this only a week and a…
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Monroe County Historical Association Stoudsburg, Pennsylvania http://www.monroehistorical.org
While in Pennsylvania I visited the Monroe County Historical Association’s museum. The association has taken up permanent residence in Stroud Mansion. A beautiful 12 room Georgian-style mansion built in 1795 by Jacob Stroud for his son, John. There is a research library and a rotating exhibit along with the permanent collection. It is an absolute gem. I highly, recommend stopping in if you ever make it to Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. Until then here a few of my favorite photos from my visit.