Christmas Eve – Talking to the Animals

Friday, December 24th, 2010

I remember each Christmas, a delightful story told to me when I was a child. According to the legend, at midnight on Christmas Eve, animals were able to speak to us with human voices. How I wished I could stay up to witness this miracle, but a good little girl needed to be tucked in […]

Fall in Florida

Friday, November 6th, 2009

At this time of the year, we enjoy seeing photos of beautiful Fall foliage “up North” or “out West.” Winter, cold and snowy, cannot be far behind in such places, and may arrive even earlier than expected. Pictures from last month’s snow storms in both Colorado and New England are cases in point. How dramatically […]

Feeling crabby?

Sunday, September 27th, 2009

Pity the poor crab. Just because they waive their claws menacingly when approached does not mean they have mean dispositions. They merely stand their ground, strike a defensive pose, and show off their formidable weapons. This seems like fair warning to would be molesters. However, crabs can deliver a nasty pinch as I have experienced […]

Serendipitous bird photos…

Sunday, August 30th, 2009

After “creeping out” a few folks with spider tales and macros, I thought it best to showcase birds this time. Less scary? Like many others, I enjoy birding and often point my camera in their direction. In the summer, snow birds have flown north from Florida and have not yet returned. Birds are in their […]

Signs of summer…

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

August in Florida means hot and humid, with afternoon thunderstorms, and perhaps a tropical storm or so. Since I am a year-round Florida resident, my escape from the heat is a nice long walk on the beach, feet in surf, camera in hand. Normally, I photograph nature but thought it might be fun to look […]

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