The pitched battle of spring verses winter is well under way in Central Virginia and spring is steadily gaining ground.
I’m posting this image in response to the Daily Post’s photo challenge Tour Guide with the prompt “What do you love about where you live? Show us!”
The mist rising off of the water is one of those early morning phenomenon that always seems special to me.
Paddling along on the James River I watched a single feather silently float past.
A small, red boat is moored in the River Lee, Cork, Ireland.
There’s something very special about being on the water at dawn.
Sometimes, when I’m able to get to the river at dawn, I’m rewarded with the simple pleasure of watching the river awaken.
Looking over the gunwale of my canoe I’m struck by the peace, quiet and stillness of the scene. My paddle, the clouds, trees and even power lines are all clearly visible in the slow, calm water just inches below me. Continue reading “A Simple Gift Over The Gunwale”
This week’s photo challenge topic is Satisfaction. I batted a few ideas around and ended up with this photograph taken on a recent visit to the James River. You may not see anything satisfying in the photograph but that’s okay. I’ll explain.
Most of the Rivanna River is like this. It’s a fairly slow, shallow river. The bottom alternates between sandy and rocky portions without much mud or silt so the water is very clear. There aren’t many people on the river particularly during the week. Continue reading “Solitude On The Rivanna”