Saturday, May 31, 2008

The Stevens twins, Emily and Wayne, visit Copperas Creek.

Emily and her new buddy, Sadie.

Friday, May 30, 2008

Sergeant Gary Borges, Richmond Police Department, along Hamilton Street.

Thursday, May 29, 2008

Dusk along Copperas Creek: grass mown, fresh mulch, shrubs trim ...

... new flowers ... a yard at peace ... or poised to spring into chaos.

Wednesday, May 28, 2008

My friend Nic, owner of Su Casa, a great Mexican restaurant with a Greek flare and home of the best salsa in Richmond.

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Sadie nudging Dianne and assuming her stop-whatever-you're-doing-and-pay-attention-to-me repose.

Monday, May 26, 2008

Memorial Day on Copperas Lane.

Margaret and Dianne share an outing and a banana split lunch.

Wayne and Amy at an afternoon cookout.

Wayne and Emily are twins and share a language only between each other.

Sunday, May 25, 2008

Annual picnic at Cambridge church.

Joyce makes a friend.

Malika misses one.

Steve finds the shade.

Angel waiting on her grandmom.

Remnants of Short Pump's past remain, hidden by the strip malls, shopping centers and high-density housing that now dominate the once rural landscape.

Yet forest rills ...

... and tree-lined lanes ...

... can still be found.

Friday, May 23, 2008

Resting after an evening swim at the Short Pump fountain.

Obviously, the Short Pump ducks can't read.

An old timer, still on the road.

Thursday, May 22, 2008

Spring in Virginia is honeysuckle and songbirds.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Don Martin and Bill Bangham near the geographic center of Virginia.

Flagged trees left from a clear cut near Appomattox, Virginia.

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

IronWorks discussions on digital asset management.

Sunset reflected in the trees along Copperas Lane.

Monday, May 19, 2008

Kathy Sawyer, right, notarizes a document required for the child Shawn Hendricks and his wife are adopting from Bolivia.

Ricky changes out the pump that lifts a 2-1/2 ton kugel and allows the globe to float on a column of water near Monument Avenue. It only requires 30 pounds of water pressure to raise the ball from it's pedestal.

Sunday, May 18, 2008

Madison awaits her baptism Sunday morning at Cambridge church.

Madison's father, Shawn, is baptized in the same service with his daughter.

A family arrives for Sunday services at Cambridge church.

Saturday, May 17, 2008

Before commencement exercises begin for the Class of 2008 at Virginia Commonwealth University, a faculty marshal walks the aisles making last minute arrangements.

One graduate dances through the processional putting feet to the happy face on the mortarboard of the classmate in front of him. They received two of the more than 3,000 degrees conferred during the ceremony.

Nursing graduates hold their own celebration when their degrees are conferred.

Katie Gepford and Derek Eichin following Derek's graduation at the Coluseum in downtown Richmond. He graduated in mathematics and Katie in Biology last December.

Friday, May 16, 2008

Jeanine asks Marian to sign her shirt at the Daily Grind.

Thursday, May 15, 2008

Roadside diner in the rain along U.S. 250.
Win Davis holds a planning session with Cambridge college students.
The newspaper wars at Cambridge church ...

... and the spoils of a well-fought battle.

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Best buddy and master photographer Ken Touchton in Ashland Coffee and Tea Company.

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Dover Road ruin — an 1850s factory destroyed in Dhalgren's ride around Richmond during the Civil War — is somewhat of a mystery, incorporating architectural elements at the time known only in England.

Monday, May 12, 2008

Kristi and her ever-present Blackberry in Mama Nachos.
Margaret with her great-grandaughter, Angel, and daughter, Dianne. (I just had to add this one from yesterday.)

Sunday, May 11, 2008

Mothers Day begins at Cambridge church with the baptism of Evy.
Flowers for mothers during Mothers Day services at Cambridge church.
Mothers Day at Spring Arbor with Margaret, her children, Sherry and Dianne. Her grandchildren and great-grandchildren also join the celebration.
Great-grandaughter, Angel, rearranges her hair.