Man: Hi. On Grass

IMG_0208HighONgrass480Sorry. It was too windy for close-ups and too contrasty in the late morning to avoid deep shadows so this character (next to the RdD2 looking bell post) was the only subject I could find.

Rumor is he didn’t inhale.


Fred First holds masters degrees in Vertebrate Zoology and physical therapy, and has been a biology teacher and physical therapist by profession. He moved to southwest Virginia in 1975 and to Floyd County in 1997. He maintains a daily photo-blog, broadcasts essays on the Roanoke NPR station, and contributes regular columns for the Floyd Press and Roanoke's Star Sentinel. His two non-fiction books, Slow Road Home and his recent What We Hold in Our Hands, celebrate the riches that we possess in our families and communities, our natural bounty, social capital and Appalachian cultures old and new. He has served on the Jacksonville Center Board of Directors and is newly active in the Sustain Floyd organization. He lives in northeastern Floyd County on the headwaters of the Roanoke River.

4 Comments on “Man: Hi. On Grass

  1. Your post made me laugh, as well, and your creativity continues to amaze!

  2. Thankfully I have a very few readers hanging on who are as easily amused as I am. Bless our little hearts.

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