• Hey - not so fast, Mister ~

    - waters of blue - green Cypress needles - and the back end of a Heron - sometimes this is all you get - sigh ... it is what it is edited in: www.picmonkey.com © All Rights Reserved

  • Like a statue ..

    - don't move - got you covered, GB - she'll pay attention to my feathers - try to catch the sun shining through - but - remember - you OWE me - big time - said Miz M to GBH [ trying to hide from the human ] edited in: www.…

  • serene -

    .. clear; bright; unclouded: a serene sky .. not disturbed or troubled; calm, peaceful, tranquil [www.yourdictionary.com] .. fits this slice of lakewaters .. Cypress splashed with sunlight .. branches gracefully dipping into cloud reflections .…


  • .. saw two

    managed to photograph one of these beautiful swans - certainly not native, but most welcome here ! Black Neck swans - one Mute Swan - - from www.stlzoo.org/animals/abouttheanimals/b irds/waterfowl/bl... collage done in: www.picmonkey.com © All Right…

  • The Geese are coming ...

    - five geese - two white - don't know the ID of the other three [ Greylag Geese per Photogirl-0608 - thank you ] - especially the lead goose in bottom photo - do like the way they 'got it together' - swimming in sync - and ... of course I missed their…

  • green is the color ..

    - seen when I drive past this lake - palms with graceful fronds - gently tossed by the breeze - my Florida Blue Sky - yes, do think it is mine - even though your sky where you live - is just as beautiful - then, add the white puffy thingys [ thanks, Lemmy…


  • water . .

    - in the lake - reflects clouds above - Moorhen of black and red - making it seem as there are two - but .. - look in his reflection carefully - those bright yellow/green legs - can be seen just paddling him along - a Moorhens' way of keeping cool - cro…

  • shell ...

    probably emptied by a Limpkin .. don't know if this is an Apple Snail .. or an invasive snail shell .. the edge of the lake was covered with shells .. it is fascinating to see the process .. Limpkins use to extract the snail .. these are amazing…

  • - link .. from a tiny snake to a Black Racer mom with attitude ..

    Got your attention ? - thought so - seen at the same lake - with the Muscovy - and Moorhen trail - in the water - more than one - or - very large - Black Racer - with protective - attitude edited in: www.picmonkey.com © All Rights Reserve…


  • Trail . .

    - got too close to the Moorhens - zoom - walk... splash on the lake waters - oh, well - they gave me a photo to remember ! edited in: www.picmonkey.com © All rights reserved

  • Urban Landscapes -

    dPS Weekly Assignment - Urban Landscapes - since lakes are an important part of my city - featuring one in the Landscapes - Urban, makes sense to me - across the lake [ left side ], is a festival - the pink elephant [ building ] is the Power Company [ you…

  • Drop ..

    of water .. ( for Rainbow Building Group ... Light Blue from the bill of an American White Ibis .. -cropped -signed 18 Feb. 2012 Canon PowerShot SX40 HS Exposure: 1/2500 sec. Aperture: f/5.0 Focal length: 41.6mm ISO: 1600 Flash: none © All Rights…


  • Tilting at windmills ?

    - yes, my dear Friend (M) - Dutch Angle to the max - this is the other side of the lake - where the Gator was sunning himself - signed only * SOOC © All rights reserved

  • Through your eyes ..

    - you see ---- Archive Airings - AA22 - Old, rusty & decayed --- - you imagine - you dream - reality to you - may be different to me - yet, it is no less real - just different - look and let your mind wander - relax in the reflections - dream, my F…

  • You go that way & I'll keep going my way ...

    two waterbirds looking for dinner .. a Great Blue in the marshy grasses .. on shore, a Wood Stork .. all waterbirds in Florida are protected .. the Wood Stork (from pages read on the internet) seems to be quite low in numbers .. but, there are many, many…


  • Poetography ..

    To be a friend of the Everglades is not necessarily to spend time wandering around in there. - Marjory Stoneman Douglas www.nps.gov/ever/learn/historyculture/ms douglas.htm - photo from Archives - an inland lake, not the Everglades - a real alligator,…

  • Reminds me of a worn wooden fence ..

    nice to look at ... but, that's it .. not very sturdy looking .. but - many stories have seeped into the fibers of the wood slats ... © All rights reserved Tried to straighten this, but lost the bench legs -- figured it wasn't worth it..

  • Welcome, welcome ...

    enjoy your day ! in training to be a 'greeter' perhaps - this fellow was quite vocal to both humans and waterbirds - ©SD All Rights Reserved


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