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149/365 - Jacarandas

It’s May and the Jacarandas are still in full blooms in Los Angeles!


Great Spangled Memorial Day

The butterflies were really active today at Huntley Meadows Park and I nearly wore myself out chasing after them. Fortunately one of them would occasionally perch, like this Great Spangled Fritillary (Speyeria cybele), whose image I was able to capture from an unusual perspective. 25 more words


Pink Cherry Blossoms

pink cherry blossoms
gardening can lift spirits
sometimes they turn blue



Think about it. We read fiction to escape a mundane reality that in reality, is not that mundane.

Imagine seeing this sunset for the first time with no prior knowledge of the sun at all, seemingly sandwiched between these two trees. 254 more words


The Great Egrets

Great Egrets are seen here in The Villages, FL, all year around.  The Great Egrets are the larger of the egrets.  One picture here is showing the Snowy Egret next to the towering Great Egret. 100 more words