Check Out These Epic-sized Examples of Public Art

Richmond Virginia street art robots photo credit: Matthew Killorin

I’ve always been a fan of outdoor art, and I happen to live in Richmond, Virginia, a city with a growing number of impressive, large-scale murals.  On a recent hike around the downtown area of Richmond, I took these photos of my favorite works and thought I’d share them with you. I did my best […]

These Dock-jumping Dogs Are Guaranteed to Make You Smile

Dog jumping competition held in Richmond, Virginia on May 19, 2012, My Time Matters Blog.

Every May, Richmond, Virginia hosts a huge outdoor sports festival called Dominion Riverrock and it attracts participants and spectators from all over the U.S. and other countries. Richmond is one of the few cities in America that has a whitewater rapids river (The James) running through it and an extensive running and biking trail system in the […]

Cool Places: The Museum of Edgar Allan Poe

This is a digitally manipulated photograph of a bust of Edgar Allan Poe, 4/21/12. My Time Matters Blog

Richmond, Virginia, is a city full of museums, and a person could spend years exploring all of the art and artifacts that these institutions offer. I must admit that I’m woefully behind on my plan to visit each and every museum here in Virginia’s capitol, but I’m making progress. For example, on a recent Saturday […]

Cool Places: Wabi-Sabi Sushi in Petersburg, Virginia

The sign for the restaurant, Wabi-Sabi.

I admit, I’m something of a foodie and so I’m always looking for interesting restaurants to check out. One of my recent finds was a great sushi place called Wabi-Sabi, in Petersburg, Virginia. A small town in central Virginia might not seem like the most likely place for awesome sushi, but don’t let the location […]

Richard Branson’s Bash at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

vmfa richard branson rva

On the forefront of things it’s interesting to see how certain events shape themselves into progressive connections. In case you didn’t know. Sir Richard Branson started a chain of record stores called Virgin Records, after that the Virgin brand grew rapidly during the 1980s. At that time Virgin Atlantic Airways was set up and the […]

Funny, Crazy, Bizarre Pics

croc fail

That could have gotten really bad, consider yourself lucky sir … even though it does say fail, maybe there isn’t a third pic for a reason. Word, Facebook gangstas checking on everyone’s status. Ohh shit, this guy needs to claim his prize and bounce out …