The Cinderella Sham or…Why Don’t I Want a Prince?

photo courtesy Rogers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella And they lived happily ever after…… Whoever  among all you ladies-in-waiting out there that can deny the lilting taunt of this phrase, the teasing promise of a life lived in perfection beneath the adoring gaze of the world’s most devoted and handsome man alive is-well-lying.  Or you are highly evolved as a member of the fairer sex; and I applaud you. It all begins with the stories, those innocent tales read to us as bedtime pacifiers meant to send us off to dreamland with hope and contentment.  What it does, dear and unsuspecting parents … Continue reading The Cinderella Sham or…Why Don’t I Want a Prince?

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