Proud Mama!

The proud mama leads her chicks with confidence, and knows the places that are good and safe The proud mama provides freedom to frolic and splash The proud mama provides rest and relaxation for her chicks as she watches over them The proud mama keeps her eye out for scoundrels that may be lurking in…

Abert’s Towhee

His name commemorates the American ornithologist James William Abert (1820-1897). And what is an ornithologist, I asked myself? Wikipedia says: Ornithology is a branch of zoology that concerns the “methodological study and consequent knowledge of birds with all that relates to them.” Wikipedia also says that Mr. Abert was an American Soldier. God bless him!…

Coffee rainbows

Pour my coffeeSaturday morning blissSun shines through the windowI see rainbows in the steamMakes me smileMy favorite frog mug from a past trip to the CaribbeanBrings happy memories Pure joy ☕☕☕☕☕ 🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸

LAPC: Closer and Closer – Horseshoe Bend

On the way home from our Utah parks adventure last May, we stopped in Page, AZ for the night. A site worth visiting is Horseshoe Bend. When I saw the Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Closer and Closer, I knew this was the perfect time to post my photos of this amazing attraction. From the City of…

My dad creates miniatures!

At 82 years young, my dad does an amazing thing: he creates miniatures! They are from kits, with hundreds of tiny parts. He has patience and dexterity (and vision!) to put all the tiny pieces together and build these fascinating creations. I took the beach house home once it was created (of course). What will…