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(Winter &) Spring 2008

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The eastern side of Sweet Briar College, the view one sees upon entering the campus. Memorial Chapel in the center is flanked by two residence halls on either side.

Painted Bunting, which spent the entire winter near the town of Verona.

GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee campaigned at the Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport on February 11. Rep. Duncan Hunter (who had withdrawn his candidacy) joined him, and the crowd numbered several hundred.

The southwest entry to Nationals Park, with the U.S. Capitol dome in the distance on the left.

Soldiers from the Stonewall Brigade at the welcome-home ceremonies at the Staunton National Guard Armory, just prior to being dismissed!

Staunton, Virginia, from the southwest side, March 14, 2008. Downtown is on the left, and Betsy Bell Hill is on the right.

Palm Sunday. Clockwise, from top left: Emmanuel Episcopal, Second Presbyterian, Trinity Episcopal, St. Francis of Assisi Catholic, Ebenezer Baptist, Augusta Street Methodist, and Central United Methodist. All of these churches are located in downtown Staunton.

The town of Sugar Grove, West Virginia, lies just beyond the gap. The mountain ridge in the background is the Virginia state line, and that white stuff around the top is snow!

Ornamental crabapple tree in full bloom at Sweet Briar College.

Augusta County GOP mass meeting 2008. LEFT: Dr. Larry Roller, the winner by a landslide. In the background is Chris Green, who was nominated by Jim Bailey to serve as Temporary Secretary. RIGHT: Dr. Kurt Michael, the second-place winner. In the background are two members of the Augusta County Board of Supervisors: David Beyeler and (in striped shirt) Larry Howdyshell.

Locust flowers, in Montgomery Hall Park, May 17.