Dispose Of Properly

Photograph of a can in the Rivanna River by Doug Couvillion

I found this can on a recent trip to the Rivanna River.  My friends and I were trying to recall when beverage cans replaced pull-top tabs, like this one, with pop-top tabs.  To the best of our recollection these cans were out of circulation by the early 1980’s.  That would make this can roughly 30 – 35 years old!  What’s even stranger is last year on the same river I found other pull-top cans. Continue reading “Dispose Of Properly”

Watching The Big Kids

Photography by Doug Couvillion: Landscape of a small volcanic rock in the foreground and larger volcanic rocks, offshore, in the background

The view of this lava rock at the mouth of a stream and the two large outcroppings in the distance reminds me of a young child playing near the shore watching their older siblings swim out beyond their reach.

River To The Sky

Photography by Doug Couvillion of clouds reflected on the James River at Huguenot Flatwater

Sunrise on the river is one of my favorite ways to start the day.  When the water is calm it’s hard to image a more peaceful place.  Approaching the river fills me with a sense of wonder and a profound appreciation of what lies ahead.  Soon I’ll be out there among the herons and geese.