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Posts from the ‘Virginia’ Category

It was the Best of Nights …

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.”

 – Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities   

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The Magic Hour – Part II

“I only went out for a walk, and finally concluded to stay out ’till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in.” — John Muir (1838 – 1914) Read more

Whitetop II – 90 Minutes of Time Travel

In an earlier post, I detailed a January winter morning on Whitetop Mountain located in southwestern Virginia.  After a snowy and blustery mid-February weekend in the High Country,  it was time for another trip to Whitetop; however this one’s time travel only, from thirty minutes before sunrise (SR-30) to one hour after sunrise (SR+60).  No speeding allowed!   Read more

A Winter Morning on Whitetop Mountain

Thanks for your votes for the Landscape Photo of the Year.   Again, it was a close vote with a surprise winner; Reflections – 36%, followed by Valley Fog – 32%, Hump Mountain Sunrise – 25%, and Moonscapes – 7%.  Fall and Far was far behind and received no votes.   My personal favorite was Hump Mountain Sunrise, maybe because of bittersweet memories of the sub-zero temperatures and the frozen toes and fingers from that morning.    While I’m surprised that Reflections was the top vote-getter, it proves once again that art is in the eyes in the beholder.
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