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St Emma Library

October 21, 2021 - I was told this was the "library" but I'm not sure that the boys attending St Emma had access to this room...maybe, but...
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Beneath The Castle, A Short Story

October 20, 2021 - Chapter 1 After a long walk in the deserted Castle gardens I stopped next to the fountain pond and sat on the stone ledg...
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Sunken Gardens at Assisi

October 18, 2021 - I did a walkabout in the Sunken Gardens at Assisi this past weekend. The Gardens are on the grounds of the Saint Francis...
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Canal Walk

October 14, 2021 - The Richmond Canal Walk parallels the James River and the remains of the Kanawha and Haxall canals. The Kanawha Canal wa...
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Basement Steps at Belmead, St Emma

October 12, 2021 - The basement in the Belmead mansion was a bit, well, creepy. The only illumination was the natural light coming in throu...
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Father Figaro at St Emma, The Big House

October 07, 2021 - The door on the far left of the Big House was the entrance into the administrative area. The head of the school in the 1...
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St Emma Parlor Windows

October 06, 2021 - This window from St Emma's Big House looked out over a tree lined drive drive like you see in the movies like "Gone With...
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The Thing About Belmead Ghosts

October 04, 2021 - Standing at the back of the "Big House" at St Emma, a.k.a. Belmeade Estate, I tried to imagine what this view might have...
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Ghosts of St Emma's, African American Military High School

October 03, 2021 - Now abandoned St Emma's was a military high school for African Americans in Powhatan County, VA, graduating more than 10...
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Imperfectly Permanent?

October 01, 2021 - I did a walk on the Canal in Richmond. There is a stretch that has some really fun murals, street art. The art was cool...
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