Tuesday

A Newport Autumn


"Life starts all over again 
when it gets crisp in the fall."
 – F. Scott Fitzgerald

Along an Autumn Road in Newport, Virginia
Giles County, Virginia

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Quote Art - Letting Go


"By letting go it all gets done."
~ Lao Tzu

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Thursday

White-throated Sparrow - Watercolor Art


Colors speak all languages. 
- Joseph Addison

This art created from my original photograph

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Wednesday

Male Cardinal - Handsome Fella


“I want to be as idle as I can, 
so that my soul may have time to grow.” 
 ― Elizabeth von Arnim

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Tuesday

Robin in the Dogwood


The days may not be so bright and balmy—yet the quiet and melancholy that linger around them is fraught with glory. Over everything connected with autumn there lingers some golden spell—some unseen influence that penetrates the soul with its mysterious power. 
~ Northern Advocate

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Cardinal in the Berries


No spring nor summer’s beauty hath such grace As I have seen in one Autumnal face.... 
~ John Donne

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Monday

Bridges and Trees Along The New River


Autumn Along the New River in Pembroke.
There are actually TWO bridges in this shot.
The 2nd "older" bridge
is on the other side of this newer bridge.

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Autumn Lady


Autumn is the eternal corrective. It is ripeness and color and a time of maturity; but it is also breadth, and depth, and distance. What man can stand with autumn on a hilltop and fail to see the span of his world and the meaning of the rolling hills that reach to the far horizon. 
- Hal Borland

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The New River Bridge at Pembroke


The New River Bridge at Pembroke is unusual in its combination of various truss types and engineering details, many of which are unique in the area and survive only rarely statewide. Built in 1915-1916 by the Virginia Bridge and Iron Company of Roanoke, Virginia, it combines seven spans, six of which are carried by metal trusses of four different varieties. The bridge demonstrates the persistence of at least three early technological solutions generally abandoned by the turn of the century: nonriveted field constructions, the use of all pin connections (on the three main spans), and the incorporation of hand-forged welds and wrought iron for various structural members. Within the state, it contains the greatest number and variety of truss types for a given automotive crossing. Additionally, Virginia's longest Pennsylvania Petit through truss is found here, being the last of three bridges of this type to survive. Two other rare statewide features are metal column piers and a Pratt deck truss, the last of two to survive. The New River Bridge is nestled against Castle Rock, one of the most scenic natural formations in the region. The juxtaposition of technological and natural landmarks makes for a unique site. 
 Source: Library of Congress

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Wednesday

An Autumn Hummingbird


In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.
- Aristotle


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Tuesday

Carolina Wren Sings an Autumn Song


Sing a song of seasons! 
Something bright in all, 
Flowers in the summer 
Fires in the fall!
- Robert Louis Stevenson, Autumn Fires

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Monday

Autumn at Castle Rock - Pembroke Virginia

Every mountain top is within reach 
 if you just keep climbing. 
- Barry Finlay

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Friday

Autumn Arrives At the Duck Pond


“Fall ......The time when everything bursts with its last beauty, as if nature had been saving up all year for the grand finale.” 
 ― Lauren DeStefano

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Thursday

Every Leaf A Flower


Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.
- Albert Camus

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