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Greeting the Rising Sun

As a photographer I have risen frequently to greet the morning sun. I am always struck by the birds. If you are going to take a sunrise picture you want to be on the scene… 76 more words


Rembrandt Tulip

This is a special tulip, it almost looks like a painting hence the name. When we moved into our new house in Pittsburgh last year we vowed to add 100’s of bulbs each year to make each spring special. 35 more words

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Ajabu House

The name alone will leave you with a foretaste of what to expect. And just as it suggests, Ajabu has the feel of wonders. Located in one of the deltas of Lake Naivasha, the house is over 80 years old, built in the early 1930s by a little known white family that I just learnt recently pioneered the Kenya Cooperative creameries. 81 more words

Tyger Tyger Burning Bright

Tyger Tyger, burning bright,
In the forests of the night;
What immortal hand or eye,
Could frame thy fearful symmetry?

William Blake”s poem was one of the first that I liked as a child. 116 more words

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Big Bird

When I think about large birds I think of condors, pelicans, eagles and the albatross. I forget about the ostrich. Yes it is a bird but it does not fly. 90 more words

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King of the Hill

As I posted earlier this week, “I was kind of nervous about seeing the Pittsburgh Zoo remembering the cages where animals would just pace. I remember the caged Gorillas would spit at the people and throw their scat at the crowds.” 55 more words

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Flamingo Fight!

At the Pittsburgh Zoo in Highland Park I was struck about how fierce the Flamingos were when they squabbled. I was also struck at how little they looked like the plastic ones that adorn people’s lawns. 62 more words

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