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Spring at Pipeline

Published on April 3, 2014 by in Heronry
 
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Lunch in RVA

Published on August 2, 2013 by in Personal

Christopher’s Runaway Gourmet on a rock, down by the river! This is why I love RVA! And this is why I sometimes don’t.

 
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The Flooding of the James

Published on May 9, 2013 by in RVA

Some quick phone shots of the James in pretty big flood stage. This is at Pipeline and there should be some beach there! For reference, flood stage is 12 feet and we are currently cresting at 15. Video to follow.

 
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Heron Project 2013: An Introduction to Pipeline

Published on February 1, 2013 by in Uncategorized

Peanut butter and marshmallow fluff, brunch and mimosas, just about anything and wine… It’s always a pleasure to combine things that I love.  That’s what makes Pipeline Rapids such a special place for me.  It combines the James River with birds.  Birds, you say? For those of you who have not been, Pipeline Rapids is

 
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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like…

Published on December 5, 2012 by in RVA

‘Tis the season, RVA!  I find from time to time that I have stuff to share but don’t have a whole story to write up.  So excuse me if, from time to time, the site resembles a Tumblr! You may have noticed that RVA has gotten itself into the seasonal mood and decked itself out.

 
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Huguenot Flatwater

It’s starting to get cooler in Richmond. Chlorophyll is just starting to disappear as the pigment of choice for our photosynthesizing friends. Students have returned to school. Our roads are once again filled with fixed gear bicycles, skinny jeans, and horn-rimmed glasses. Pumpkin flavored everything is making it’s way onto the market. It’s that time

 
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From Pony Pasture to Reedy Creek: Getting the Last Few Drops of Summer

Published on September 5, 2012 by in Uncategorized

Summer is quickly coming to a close, and as Ned Stark would remind you that means winter is coming.  So, let’s take a minute and squeeze every last drop out of summer that we possibly can! And what better way to milk the waning summer in Outside Magazine’s BEST RIVER TOWN than to get out on the

 
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Paw Paw Season has Arrived!

Published on August 21, 2012 by in Uncategorized

I just wanted to throw a link out there to a nice article by my friends at Richmond Outside.  Prior to reading, I had no idea what a Paw Paw was, let alone that they are growing along the banks of the James!  You can read the article here: http://richmondoutside.com/2012/08/20/paw-paw-season-has-arrived/  We found a ton of them

 
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Duck It!: The Big Brothers Big Sisters 23rd Annual Duck Race

Published on August 14, 2012 by in Uncategorized

We have Great Blue Herons that visit Downtown yearly to teach us about the birds and the… well… the birds.  We have royal murmerations of Purple Martins that make RVA a stop-over on the trip from Canada to Brazil.  We also have another winged visitor that arrives to the banks of the James every year.  We’re

 
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I’ll Take My City on the Rocks

Published on June 15, 2012 by in Uncategorized

Every city has a reason for existence.  They needed a place for all the politicians so they threw them into a swamp and called it Washington D.C.  A bunch of people thought it would be a good idea to live below sea level next to a large body of water that floods on a regular

 
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