Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Short Pump & Richmond, Virginia

Short Pump
Copperas Creek

Sunrise plays across oversized books stacked in an antique wheelchair and reflects off their shiny covers onto the wall.

Bethlehem Creek

Someone has managed to maintain a small acreage just outside the city limits. Suburbs and post-World War II tract homes bracket this bit of Virginia countryside. Someday developers will have it and infill with mini-mansions. It is too close to the city not to. But until then ...

... it is home to a couple of winsome characters always ready to pose, never ...

... knowing a stranger, forever in hope of conning any ...

... passerby out of a stray carrot or apple.

Monument Avenue

Laura, left, has become a beautiful and inquisitive young lady over the past few months since I last saw her. Proud papa Shawn, right, cradles her in his arms while she visits her daddy's office.

Short Pump

Upper atmospheric winds shred a contrail and feather it across the evening sky.

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