A diverse river experience

A diverse river experience

 by Daniel Leech, Richmond, VA Story prompt: The river is important to me because … I am passionate about the James River and all it has to offer. One thing about the James I think is so special is how diverse the river is. Within a few miles around Richmond...
From mountain waters to the James

From mountain waters to the James

 by John Bragg, New Kent, VA Story prompt: The river is important to me because … I remember those rivers I was so fortunate to live near in West Virginia during my formative years. My boyhood home abuts to what is now the New River Gorge National Park. I...
A river connects us

A river connects us

 by Tessa Biggs, Richmond, VA Story prompt: The river is important to me because … The river is important to me because the James is where my family goes to connect to one another. From weekly walks to momentous engagement pictures, I know I will always leave...
Growing up with the river

Growing up with the river

 by Leslie Yesbeck, Richmond, VA Story prompt: The river is important to me because … I’ve always been more drawn to the riverbanks of the James than the water itself. Growing up, the river represented evening or weekend walks with my parents. We’d frequent the...