• .. red

    blaze of leaves in the Park .. framed by a tree losing leaves .. (c) All Rights Reserved

  • Life within the nectar . .

    "To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose . . ." [ taken from a site of quotes on the internet ] There is beauty in all things .. intense .. soft .. and fading .. It is there for us to enjoy .. (c) All Rights Reserved SOOC -…

  • .. sky painting

    - with wisps of clouds - just above tree tops across the street - Straight Out Of Camera shot - no edits - signed only (c) All Rights Reserved


  • .. enjoy

    life while you can - this Silver spotted Skipper had been flying - in and out of the branches & flowers - evading the Robber Fly - when the Skipper stopped for re-fueling - the Robber Fly stopped and watched - (c) All Rights Reserved

  • .. a moment

    pensive .. poignant - in time caught - local, talented singer heard last night - young fellow who got up from his seat on the outside deck - and opened the door to the Grille for me - that hasn't happened in awhile - we chatted a few minutes - then, found…

  • .. dripping

    much needed raindrops - feels so good - ** 1 note ** (c) All Rights Reserved


  • .. am new here

    Soft orange Daylily .. Update: per Dave's Garden site, this is a Kwanso variety, not fully open. There are three layers when open and this lasts longer than one day .. so, is it still a Daylily or a Day+ lily ? throat of yellow with darker orange/re…

  • Maguerite ..

    - and her younger sister - a friend said there is an "umbrella sipper" in here - ol' eagle eye she is - taken yesterday 18 June 2014 - after the road work finished - and the birds began to sing again (c) All Rights Reserved

  • .. soon

    This Viburnum - Korean Spice .. shall burst open .. I will be waiting for the onslaught of butterflies .. especially the Tiger Swallowtails .. all are welcome to drink in this Garden .. certainly are many choices .. (c) All Rights Reserved


  • The Other ..

    side .. especially for James Ruddy .. who, a couple of weeks ago .. said "all you need to do is get some shots of the other side " .. James, this is especially for YoU ~ ** 1 note - top left ** (c) All Rights Reserved

  • Linwood ..

    very old cemetery - narrow roads and this walkway - perhaps used with smaller vehicles - or horses - haven't discovered too much about this place - the tall obelisks are for people who helped built this area - (c) All Rights Reserved

  • simply . .

    a pale sky - with branches - trying to touch - that which they cannot - (c) All Rights Reserved


  • 2014 ..

    .. as diamond raindrops cling to branches of a Dogwood .. this Northern Cardinal ( Cardinalis cardinalis ) perches .. about seven Cardinals were foraging on the ground .. beneath as he watched www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Northern_Car dinal/id .. taken th…

  • .. Blue Ridge Parkway

    .. on Mount Jefferson looking down .. while the sky and mountains perform an aerial ballet (c)PeggyC `13 - cropped/signed only -

  • Juvenile Osprey .. 14June2013 - what a difference in 10days~

    - area 1 - no longer in the nest - perched in an Oak where visibility is excellent - Central Florida USA SOOC All Rights Reserved


  • Osprey ..

    .. area 1 -- view as large as possible -- .. female, but not sure if a juvenile .. heard two Ospreys chirping back and forth .. finally found the other as I was leaving SOOC (c) All Rights Reserved

  • Dreams of flying ?

    - this Osprey chick first seen end of April -- note added -- - really has thrived - seemed like Mom decided - he/or/she could be left for a while - so, off to catch a fish - this is Area1 - nest on top of a light pole - in parking lot - this is at leas…

  • got fish?

    ospreynest.info/ospreycam.php -- that link has probably been taken down by now / 30Nov2013 Local Osprey with chick .. Needs an enormous amount of food .. All areas seem to have thriving chicks .. - the link above is for a LiveCam in Dunedin, FL - a fasc…


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