Richmond Folk Fest, Thomas Jefferson High School Football, Stumping with Bill Clinton, and Terry McAuliffe, and…some Pirates
Slower work weeks as the dog days of summer put Richmond in their usual stranglehold
Lakeside Community Garden, classic cars at RIR, Terry McAuliffe at the Redskins Training Camp, Henrico Superintendent Patrick Russo during misconduct investigations, weight-loss line dancing at Zacharias Ganey Health Institute with Walter Jones, a former ZG security guard, and…the good ol’ Squirrels
Big ol’ swim meet, kayaking through sunken barges, and a terrifying journey through the Redskins Training Camp/Heart of Darkness
Dungeons and Dragons + Alley cat bike races + Live action quest-roleplay = Richmond summer at its very best
Calls to action were delivered
Courses were mapped
Dice were rolled
Deals were reached
Duels tested strength of body and mind
Rations were consumed
Rivers were forded
Villains were vanquished
Vast expanses were traversed
Epic battles unfolded
Good triumphed over evil
Cheer camp with the Redskins’ cheerleaders, Ghost bustin’ at Hanover Tavern, weather + river life
and more Flying Squirrels.
Basketball at the Y, eatin’ peanuts with the Flying Squirrels on the 4th, the opening of the science museum’s new Arthur Ashe exhibit, and hill killin’ with SBRE
Spent the last few days working on a commercial assignment for Expedia - although buildings and architecture aren’t exactly my favorite things to shoot, I had plenty of time to wander around on a giant slab of good ol’ Americana. Felt nice to work loose in a fresh (weird) environment with no bigger assignment to worry about. Nothing too terribly serious in this batch - just eyeball flâneurie and meandering
Spent the last few days covering the 150th Anniversary celebration/reenactment in Gettysburg for the RTD - and I think I heard more fife and drum marches in 48 hours than I had in the 22 years preceding this weekend.
Conversations with Ed Clark on Global Warming and broad winged hawks, a statement from police spokesman Gene Lepley, stormy weather in Maymont, softball camp with Jennie Finch, two days of the Deep Run Horse Show, kid features, and an evening with Ugly Thrash Demon, a coupla weather shots .
And a bobcat