Reflections of Hooch

June 30, 2015 - Two weeks of consecutive 90 + degrees, but that didn't stop Hooch and me. The conditions were ideal -- low tide, no wind...
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Chillin'

June 30, 2015 - Don't let the relaxed, calm moment fool you. This is 300 pounds of real tiger that could be in your face in no time flat...
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Mirror Image

June 30, 2015 - Normally this would have been too cold for me to be outside, but who can resist an opportunity to capture a scene like t...
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Crested Caracara

June 29, 2015 - A caracaras feet and flight behavior are notable. Their feet are clearly those of a raptor; however, their talons are fl...
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Everybody Eats

June 29, 2015 - Even though catfish isn't my favorite meal, we made it out in Lake Blue Cypress in time for breakfast this particular mo...
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Mast Forest

June 28, 2015 - These are the boats that catch me at the drawbridge several times a day. For me, it was a real pleasure seeing them all...
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Prime Time

June 27, 2015 - Sneaked back to the garden with Arlene and found the waterlily we were looking for in the sun and in full bloom. So ther...
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In the Beginning

June 27, 2015 - Going back to try and capture this water lily in full bloom. Wish me luch as I think it will be a beauty.
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Knotted Up

June 27, 2015 - I don't have a clue what this plant was going to look like when it opened up, but my best guess is that it might be more...
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Slow & Easy

June 26, 2015 - Being at sea level it's hard to find a waterfall in Florida. Fortunately there are some man made ones around.
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Karate Chop

June 26, 2015 - It might be a cute little baby badger, but check out the claws.
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On the Lookout

June 25, 2015 - Drifting around the Okefenokee Swamp while trying to avoid bumping into 'gators, I was surprised and delighted by the ab...
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Young Buck

June 25, 2015 - He may have been young, but had no fear. At least he showed no fear of me or the camera. In fact, I think his curiosity...
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Bridge to Nowhere

June 25, 2015 - A little shaky, a lot buggy, but curiosity always trumps common sense when you're behind the camera.
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Okefenokee Wildlife

June 24, 2015 - While drifting around in the Okefenokee Swamp, we encountered a large number of Great Blue Herons which is the largest o...
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Pure Grace

June 24, 2015 - It was one of those moments when there wasn't a sound or any other distraction to take away from the beauty of the momen...
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Bobbing Along

June 24, 2015 - Just marking the spot waiting for the crabs to fill up the trap.
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Your Move

June 23, 2015 - True to nature, the female was the "alpha".
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Swamp Adventure

June 23, 2015 - The mounds of peat and vegetation in the Okefenokee Swamp are perfect nesting grounds for alligators. June and July are...
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Off We Go

June 23, 2015 - Who knows where this may lead us, but who really cares. It's all beautiful.
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Rolling Thunder

June 22, 2015 - Daybreak on the river. This is one of the photos I entered into a "Guru Shot"challenge that helped me finally achieve "A...
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Local Culture

June 20, 2015 - Not only is does the Ft Pierce area have some nice quiet beaches, but the fishing is great and the surfers have lots of...
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Crab Attack

June 19, 2015 - Coming up from the beach one day, this crab tried to defend the door into the building. Fortunately, Hooch was brave eno...
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Poetry in Motion

June 17, 2015 - This illustrated a perfect connection of a man and the spirit of an animal with which he had bonded.
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Passing Showers

June 16, 2015 - Fortunately, these showers are just to the north and heading out to sea. Should be another day in "paradise",
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Seaport

June 16, 2015 - Approaching Dubrovnik Croatia by sea.
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Adult Rhinoceros

June 15, 2015 - Rhinos can weigh up to 2.5 tons and live up to 40 years. Their eyesight is very limited but they do have excellent sense...
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Building Up

June 15, 2015 - Be watching this build energy over the water all day. It's a tough job, but I can handle it
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Ostrich

June 14, 2015 - The ostrich is native to the African grasslands. It is the largest of the world's living birds and can attain a height o...
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Mourning Dove

June 14, 2015 - The scrub was heavy and I had to keep stopping to get the cobwebs off my face. Good thing I stopped here or I may have m...
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Hide and Seek

June 13, 2015 - Trying to capture a full moon, but the clouds kept rolling in, so I adjusted and waited for interesting patterns
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On the Hunt

June 12, 2015 - Stealthy and quick to pounce.
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I'm Too Cute

June 12, 2015 - How's this for a pose!
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Shining Down

June 11, 2015 - Looks like someone may be watching over you and it's not by way of a drone.
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2015 Hurricane Forecast

June 11, 2015 - Some of you know that I was a weatherman in the Air Force for several years. Of course during my time, we had just gradu...
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Bubbling Over

June 11, 2015 - The bubbles cam in all sizes and shapes. Almost missed these as I was looking up at the flowers.
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Caught in the Middle

June 10, 2015 - Even in the middle of a storm there's light, color and beauty.
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Sunbrella

June 10, 2015 - Wood storks may not be the prettiest birds, but they sometimes provide great photo opportunities.
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Looking Eastward

June 09, 2015 - Sometimes you can catch a beautiful sunset by looking eastward. You just have to see what's around you.
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Final Approach

June 09, 2015 - This green heron was coming in for a landing on th other side of the marsh. Silent and graceful.
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Canterbury Cathedral

June 08, 2015 - A HISTORY LESSON FOR ALL "Canterbury Cathedral was one of the most important centrEs of pilgrimage in Medieval England.
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Cruising

June 08, 2015 - Wood storks aren't exactly the prettiest birds in sight, but they still are graceful in flight.
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Sandpiper Family

June 07, 2015 - You almost always can find these little sanderlings running along the edge of the water avoiding the waves.
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Gopher Tortoise

June 06, 2015 - The gopher tortoise (gopherus polyphemus) belongs to a group of land tortoises that originated in North America 60 milli...
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Rare Sighting

June 05, 2015 - In all my years in the weather service, I only had seen this cloud formation one time. I couldn't believe my eyes when I...
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Magnolia

June 05, 2015 - The state flower of Mississippi and Louisiana, but often considered a staple in southern gardens. Most here in Florida a...
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Lily Lineup

June 05, 2015 - Mornin' sun lighting the lilies
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Cattle Egret

June 04, 2015 - " The short, thick-necked Cattle Egret spends most of its time in fields rather than streams. It forages at the feet of...
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Old Florida

June 04, 2015 - Calm, lazy drift and not a 'gator was stirring. At least none that we saw.
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Piped Aboard

June 03, 2015 - What a great welcome and a great show to kickoff our visit to Scotland.
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Phaelenopsis Orchid

June 03, 2015 - They are native throughout southeast Asia from the Himalayan mountains to the islands of Polillo, Palawan and Zamboanga...
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Dasher

June 02, 2015 - Very aptly named dragonfly. They don't stop for very long and they certainly don't fly any specific pattern. Seems like...
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Dirt Bath

June 02, 2015 - There's more than one way to apply bug repellent.
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Peacefulness

June 01, 2015 - "The most relaxing activities may be the ones in which we do absolutely nothing. And if we can do nothing amid the sound...
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Pure Enjoyment

June 01, 2015 - "If we take time to watch animals, we see that they have a zest for life that seems to engage them totally in whatever t...
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