2016/02/08

Procyon lotor Homo sapiens

Filed under: fauna — WmX @ 08:19
beach footprints

on the beach

2016/01/24

Branta canadensis

Filed under: fauna,neighborhood,riverine,weather — WmX @ 13:56
downtown mall

Friday morning, snow quietly begins in Charlottesville

Riverview Park, Saturday.

Saturday was another story. Cold, snow blowing.

I ran into some folk on the Rivanna trail wearing snow shoes.

I ran into some folk on the Rivanna trail wearing snow shoes.

woolen mills chapel

Skiers from Fifeville

playing with gravity

Non-city sanctioned, recreation in the street. My favorite aspect of a snow storm, bipeds reclaim the commons, temporarily people, rule.

C&O CSX Buckingham Bramch

C&O railroad bridge, Moores Creek. Anyone know what year this was built?

snow load

Woolen Mills roofs, Alexander, Milby, Hudson, Timberlake…

snow shovelers walk the street

Momentary uptick in entrepreneurial activity.

2016/01/04

Gallus gallus domesticus Rhode Island State bird

Filed under: agrarian,fauna,history,signs — WmX @ 10:09
Monument in Adamsville

In 1925, the Rhode Island Red Club of America donated funds for this elegant monument to the Rhode Island Red in Adamsville. (The monument is now on the National Register of Historic Places.) Rhode Island is one of only three state birds that is not a species native to the United States.–Wikipedia

2015/11/27

there is a rule for everything

Filed under: agrarian,america,fauna,fishbones,not b&w,riverine,slabtown — WmX @ 07:09
headed into the Baylor Grounds

4VAC20-720-60. Day and time limit.
A.  It shall be unlawful to take, catch, or possess oysters on Saturday and Sunday from the public oyster grounds or unassigned grounds in the waters of the Commonwealth of Virginia, for commercial purposes, except that this provision shall not apply to any person harvesting no more than one bushel per day by hand or ordinary tong for household use only during the season when the public oyster grounds or unassigned grounds are legally open for harvest. 
B.  It shall be unlawful for any person to harvest or attempt to harvest oysters prior to sunrise or after 2 p.m. from the areas described in 4VAC20-720-40 B 1 through 17, and 4VAC20-720-40 B 19 and 20.  In addition, it shall be unlawful for any boat with an oyster dredge aboard to leave the dock until one hour before sunrise or return to the dock after sunset, and it shall be unlawful for any boat with a hand scrape aboard to leave the dock until one-half hour before sunrise or return to the dock after sunset.

2015/11/16

Columba livia domestica

Filed under: fauna,sisters — WmX @ 00:38
1992, took Frankie to Richmond. Pigeon road trip.

1992, took Frankie to Richmond. Pigeon road trip.

2015/10/31

then and now

Filed under: culture,dolls,fauna,Uncategorized — WmX @ 04:01

CHO front yard 1989

In previous times one would see front yard displays, nostalgic dioramas in praise of the past. Concrete deer, wagon wheels…


I wonder if the front yard curators continue to feel the need to include the deer?

Do front yard curators continue to feel the need to include deer?

2015/10/18

panthera leo

Filed under: Charlottesville,fauna,time machine — WmX @ 16:14
chained lion, pedestrian mall

Before political correctness came to town. 1989.

2015/09/04

Meleagris gallopavo

Filed under: fauna — WmX @ 13:59
Meleagris gallopavo

ran into this group of turkeys yesterday on Jarmans Gap Road. A verbal bunch.

2015/08/25

web architecture

Filed under: architecture,fauna,night — WmX @ 10:22
spider night

orb-web spider.
Unlike most arthropods, spiders have no extensor muscles in their limbs and instead extend them by hydraulic pressure–Wikipedia

2015/08/19

Cyprinus carpio haematopterus

Filed under: fauna — WmX @ 10:51
koi in St. Louis

The outside world was not aware of the development of color variations in koi until 1914, when the Niigata koi were exhibited at an annual exposition in Tokyo.–Wikipedia

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