In for a Landing

March 31, 2016 - This cardinal couple just started showing up at the feeders. That's him with his "flaps" down coming in to land on the f...
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Cardinal Couple

March 30, 2016 - The word is out! The feeders have been refilled!
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Sunrise on the Beach

March 30, 2016 - It doesn't get much calmer or quieter than this on the beach. Guess it's too early for anyone else to be out and about....
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Ice Crystals

March 29, 2016 - Used to see this in Northern Maine when we were in for a good snow. At least down here it was just a bit chilly -- had t...
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Pure Majesty

March 29, 2016 - Long lenses do come in handy if you're strong enough to carry them around all day and then can hold them steady. This sh...
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Black Hole

March 28, 2016 - It was starless, dark and absolutely silent out on the beach, but the moon peaked out and cooperated for a few minutes....
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Sneak Preview

March 28, 2016 - A cloudy start and cool temps, but I can guarantee no snow.
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Casual Stroll

March 27, 2016 - While driving some of the back roads west of Vero Beach, Florida, I found this peacock casually strolling in the scrub b...
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Who Me?

March 26, 2016 - The deer really are abundant around the lake where we live. Several doe come and visit most days.
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Peeking Out

March 26, 2016 - This was the first northern male cardinal to show up and check out the area before proceeding to the bird feeder.
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Dipping Ducks

March 25, 2016 - These Mallards are very common on the lake and ponds up north. They may be the most common duck in the Northern Hemisphe...
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Look Out Below

March 25, 2016 - This cat was looking for the right landing spot just before it leaped.
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Double Vision

March 24, 2016 - This is the pair of swans that police and control our lake. They definitely are the dominant birds here.
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Swan Attack

March 24, 2016 - I've always heard that swans can be aggressive, especially when they see an intruder on "their" lake. As soon as a third...
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Sandhill Crane

March 23, 2016 - These cranes are about as common in Florida as squirrels are up north.
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On Alert

March 23, 2016 - This buck was guarding his "harem" right across from our driveway.
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Funtime

March 22, 2016 - This Amur leopard was quick to spot some movement in the water, and did not hesitate to go after it.
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Bird-Mania

March 22, 2016 - The word is out; the bird feeders are up.
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Peeking Through

March 22, 2016 - Looking through the palm trees while "lazing" on the river.
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Stalemate

March 21, 2016 - This large crested Blue Jay appeared to be challenging the Chickadee Finial atop the bird feeder. It went on for several...
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Incoming Storm

March 21, 2016 - Greeted by an incoming cold front, thunderstorms, and cooler temps when we arrived back at our former residence on N Hut...
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Rear View

March 20, 2016 - You think these two does were sending me a message?
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Snow Sculptures

March 19, 2016 - Can you see all the different snow animals? Take your time and see how many you can find.
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Searching

March 18, 2016 - As always, patience, keen eyesight and speed will reward this osprey with a fresh meal.
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Pointing the Way

March 18, 2016 - The deer seem to follow the directions given by this evergreen as they frequently cross the lake here.
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Over and Under

March 17, 2016 - This heron stopped just long enough for me to capture it's reflection.
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Perky

March 17, 2016 - The longer we stayed, the cuter this little guy appeared.
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Afternoon Shadows

March 16, 2016 - It's as cold as it looks -- a balmy 2 degrees and that's Fahrenheit.
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Zapped

March 16, 2016 - First you see it, and then you hear it. Summertime always brings a great nighttime show over the ocean.
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Stormy Day

March 15, 2016 - Winter makes for some great scenery. This really works for me as it's right outside our front door.
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In for a Landing

March 15, 2016 - Being able to photograph this rare Amur leopard was a day I'll never forget.
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Double the Pleasure

March 14, 2016 - Found these two butterflies busily pollinating on the island of Aruba.
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Lessons from Mom

March 14, 2016 - Mom spent a lot of time guiding and "lecturing these two pups while we stood around enjoying and photographing the group...
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Passing Through

March 13, 2016 - After some pretty strong thunderstorms, there was a quick break in the cloud cover. It turned out to be just long enough...
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The Lookout

March 12, 2016 - Just outside of Chattanooga Tennessee overlooking the river and the town.
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After the Storm

March 11, 2016 - Must admit, it's really easy to enjoy the winter scenery as this looks out from our lower level. Didn't even have to ste...
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On the Beach

March 11, 2016 - These pieces of seaweed made some interesting patterns on the beach while Hooch and I were out for our first walk of the...
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Nature's Sculpture

March 10, 2016 - Count the rings; we could be there soon.Nature's Sculpture
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The Swatter

March 10, 2016 - Don't be fooled, it may look like this tiger was swatting flies, but the paw position is a good indication that the tige...
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Falling Waters

March 09, 2016 - Another lazy day just wandering around -- in shirtsleeves of course.
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Sea and Surf

March 09, 2016 - The waves were being pushed by the wind so hard, the surfers couldn't seem to get out. Of course, Hooch and I are like t...
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Tranquility

March 08, 2016 - "... the canvas can do miracles, just you wait and see"
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Lift Off

March 08, 2016 - This tiger left the ground so quickly, it didn't need a runway to gain momentum.
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Last Shack Standing

March 07, 2016 - This is the way Florida was before the coastal areas were developed.
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Serenity

March 07, 2016 - Now this is hard to beat. Just Hooch and me. Not a soul in sight for about a mile in each direction.
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Country Living

March 06, 2016 - Quiet, quaint and peaceful.
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Where Did It Go

March 05, 2016 - When not romping together, these two pals love to dig up and chase "ghost crabs" around the beach.
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Gray Day

March 05, 2016 - Even the pelicans were smart enough to sit tight. As for me, I couldn't resist a walk along the inlet.
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Just Opening

March 04, 2016 - One more day and this hibiscus will be in full bloom.
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Old Florida

March 04, 2016 - Cruising along the Indian River Intracoastal Waterway checking out the landscape. This is the way it used to be here bef...
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Better Not Stop

March 03, 2016 - Well, I did get out and about and with this guy looking down on me I took a long walk and thought it best not to stop an...
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In the Pink

March 03, 2016 - It's going to be another great day in paradise.
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Livingvase

March 02, 2016 - Nice to see some bright colors outdoors this time of year. Must admit Michigan in winter truly is 50 shades of gray.
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The Ripple Effect

March 02, 2016 - Almost feels upside down! Ripples in the sky and none on the water.
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Hibiscus

March 01, 2016 - One thing about being in Florida, there always are flowers to photograph.
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Shades of Gray

March 01, 2016 - For a brief moment when I saw the gray clouds, I thought I woke up back in Michigan.
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