Random 8/The Blue Snake…

Better known as Sippitus Serpentes Plastica de Azul. This rare specimen is an exceptional find in the wilds of the State Park and reserve areas. How thrilled and surprised I was to discover one right in the parking lot as we were about to leave!

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Friday Blues

Nothing like an hour in the park on a Friday afternoon, a break from the responsibility and bustle of necessary living, to restore balance to one’s soul. These gentle, graceful beings bring new meaning to the phrase “the blues”…. Continue reading Friday Blues

Heron Blues

When my husband sent me a text saying a couple of my favorite birds were visiting the lake this morning, of course I grabbed the camera… I was very close, maybe 12-15 feet trying to be as stealthy as possible with my camera and ginormous zoom lens. It was okay for the first couple of shots; but soon enough it grew impatient with the camera lady and took off to the other side of the lake. It The shot above is my favorite, like a crop duster dipping its wing in greeting as it makes its way toward the day’s … Continue reading Heron Blues

The Heron Prince Affair…or My Photo Session with Magnificence

The Heron Prince Well, here I am once again, humbled before one of nature’s magnificent creatures.  Meet my friend.  For clarification I am submitting the following definition from Wikipedia: Great Egret The Great Egret also known as Common Egret, Large Egret or Great White Heron, is a largely, widely distributed egret.  Distributed across most of the tropical and warmer temperate regions of the world, in southern Europe it is rather localized.  In North American it is more widely distributed, and it is ubiquitous across the Sun Belt of the US and in the Neotropics.  The Old World population is often … Continue reading The Heron Prince Affair…or My Photo Session with Magnificence