Plants

2016 Railroad Photography Calendar

December 19, 2015
NS Train 214 passes a redbud tree in Markham, Va on 4/29/2015.

Besides wildlife photography, I’ve also been enjoying railroad photography for the past few years. This year, I put together a 12 month 2016 calendar comprised of photographs of trains along Norfolk Southern’s B-line running betweeen Manassas and Front Royal, Virginia. This is a very scenic rail line passing through quaint towns, farms, and mountains. If…

Read more »

Diagonal Walnut Tree

July 21, 2015
Diagonal Walnut Tree

Last month, we went to a birthday party for our friends’ daughter at Douglas Park in Arlington, Virginia. There’s a walnut tree there leaning way over that is fun to climb on.

Read more »

Rattlesnake Weed

May 26, 2015
Rattlesnake Weed

We went on a short family hike on Memorial Day north on the Appalachian Trail from Linden. Shortly after crossing a bridge, there is some Rattlesnake Weed blooming along the trail.

Read more »

Yellow Lady Slippers

May 19, 2015
Yellow Lady Slippers

We are fortunate to have several yellow lady slippers on our property. I saw one after we bought the lot but have since discovered several others. Lady Slipper Art My father-in-law, Bob George, has a watercolor lady slipper painting available at FineArtAmerica. Additionally, I have photograph prints available as well.

Read more »

Wisteria

May 17, 2015
Wisteria

Here’s an old house in Linden, Virginia framed by wisteria vines.

Read more »

Trillium

May 13, 2015
Trillium

Last Friday, we went up to the Thompson Wildlife Management Area to see the trillium that bloom there each year. Kristy took most if not all of these pictures. The girls enjoyed seeing the flowers and also making funny faces.

Read more »

Virginia Box Turtle Reporting