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#TBT: Pro basketball underwhelms in its Sarasota debut 47 years ago

Pro basketball made its Sarasota debut on Oct. 15, 1969 when the New Orleans Buccaneers and Miami Floridians of the American Basketball Association met at Robarts Arena. 266 more words


Glossy Ibis in Silhouette

I should have called the post “breakfast with friends.”  These guys stayed close to each other as they moved down the stream. This was a small group that had broken off from a much larger number farther downstream.


stop mocking me

Actually, it would be cool to have a Mockingbird mock me.  Except, I don’t think the world is ready for a bird whose call consists of complaints about politicians, or descriptions of that annoying pain in one knee, or those moans and groans when it has to leave the nest and stretch its wings in the morning.   12 more words



Another bird that I’m seeing again is the Loggerhead Shrike. They are cute little birds but are actually predators.  Here is what “allaboutbirds.org” says:

The Loggerhead Shrike is a songbird with a raptor’s habits. 72 more words


still life

I couldn’t have posed them better if I had tried.

There has been greater variety lately but the interesting birds are keeping their distance. So, I go out every day and hope to get a few lucky shots. 19 more words


As the Seasons Change

As the leaves change so does our life.

For the last 5 years we know when the leaves fall and leave, so do we. We head South to Sarasota, Florida. 266 more words