Jan 29

Sledding … not just for kids

Shane Siron of Waynesboro holds on as he rides the snow tube to the bottom of the hill at Ridgeview Park in Waynesboro on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2016. This past weekend’s snow storm made conditions ideal for sledding and tubing on the hill at the park. (Photo by Mike Tripp/The News Leader)

Jan 17

“Worst Day Ever” = 9 out of 10 stars

Photos and words by Mike Tripp When my youngest daughter learned we were going to the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond, the first words out of her mouth were … “This is the worst day ever!” I have to give her credit. … Abi got it back together fairly quickly and never complained. …

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Jan 14

Sheep Protector

Hansel keeps watch over the flock, helping to keep the sheep safe from coyotes and other predators. The Great Pyrenees stands near owner Leo Tammi at Shamoka Run Farm in Mount Sidney on Monday, Jan. 11, 2016.  (Photo by Mike Tripp/The News Leader)

Jan 04

Dribbling through Traffic

Buffalo Gap’s Shelby Stenzel slips between Riverheads’ Christa Arehart and Sara Moore as she tries to reach the basket during a basketball game played in Swoope on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016. (Photo by Mike Tripp/The News Leader)

Jan 03

Miniature Trains at Augusta County Railroad Museum

Miniature Trains at Augusta County Railroad Museum from Mike Tripp on Vimeo.

Jan 03

Miniature Bridge Crossing

A miniature C&O locomotive crosses a bridge in a snow scene while riding the miniature rails at the Augusta County Model Railroad Club’s museum at the Staunton Mall on Saturday, Jan. 1, 2016. The museum is open every Saturday from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Photo by Mike Tripp/The News Leader)