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Quirky Artist Stories Nbr 5: Art on a Snowy Day

Last weekend, I went to the Museum of Fine Arts here in Boston to see the Goya Exhibit courtesy of tickets from my friend, Marge. While the Goya show was superb, the Monet, Gauguin, O’Keefe, and Matisse brought goosebumps as always. 444 more words


Confused heron

This Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) seemed a little confused when the ponds froze over at my local marshland park and appeared to be trying to stalk fish that he may or may not have been able to see through the ice. 7 more words


Full wing extension

Can you identify the bird in the first photo? There is an almost abstract quality to the image that I really like that focuses on the bird’s wide wingspan more than on the identity of the bird. 105 more words


Great Blue Heron Photos of the Year

Frequent visitors here know that my photos are a mixed bag in terms of genre – some have more artistic merit than others, and some are quirky and just for fun. 435 more words


Contemplating 2015

As you contemplate the promises and possibilities of the new year that has just begun, are you more like the pensive Great Blue Heron in the first image or the intensely focused heron in the second photo? 71 more words


The heron said, "Walk this way."

Yesterday at my local marshland park, this Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) seemed to be dancing—I think he was rocking to the sounds of “Walk This Way” by Aerosmith. 6 more words


Holiday Heron

A shaft of light from the rising Sun pierces the trees to illuminate a Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) standing alongside the reflection pond at Bok Tower Gardens. 8 more words