September 22, 2005

swans feeding
I just posted a couple of changes to

Here's a picture of swans that I took in Glebe Harbor. Of course, I played with it in Photoshop, making it lighter.

heron flyingWe're back in Basye and I love it here, but I will miss the great water birds that we saw in the Northern Neck. In addition to the swans, we had regular visits from Great Blue Herons and some ospreys, and we occasionally saw a bald eagle.

I read in the Gloucester paper that many of southern Virginia's old oak trees are dieing off. Apparently a combination of drought and bad storms is too much for them. We're having a very dry spell here in Shenandoah County. Hope it doesn't hurt the trees.

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