Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Sunset Bird

a bird dries its wings during sunset on the Gulf of Mexico, Florida


A bird dries its wings, while enjoying the sunset, on the Gulf of Mexico at Hudson, Florida.

Sunday, March 29, 2009

Chester, The Sea Turtle

Chester, the sea turtle, performs at Weeki Wachee State Park, Florida


Chester, The Sea Turtle, performs in "THE LITTLE MERMAID" show at Florida's Weeki Wachee State Park. I usually give you photos of mermaids, when I come down to visit, but consider this "equal time". Enjoy!


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Thursday, March 26, 2009

Monday, March 23, 2009

Newer Viewer

pay viewer at Liberty State Park, NJ


If you move in a wheelchair or happen to be "little", you, too, can pay your quarters to get a closer look at the Statue of Liberty. Of course, the thick railing may obscure some views.

Sunday, March 22, 2009

Light-Wrapped Trees

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As a Sunday treat, here's one from an early evening walk in midtown Manhattan, back a couple of weeks ago, after we got a few of inches of snow.

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Saturday, March 21, 2009

With Antenna

antenna seen between other buildings, Manhattan, NYC


Someone got themselves a huge antenna for March Madness? Nah, just another NYC illusion: objects may be closer to or farther from other objects than they appear at first glance.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

St. Patrick's Day Parade

Happy Saint Patrick's Day! Enjoy some parade atmosphere from Fifth Avenue in Manhattan:


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And, The Giver of The Green Beads:

Sunday, March 15, 2009

Hazy Lake

a hazy Lake Washington scene with Mount Rainier, Seattle


A hazy day in Seattle, as seen through some trees on Lake Washington... That's Mount Rainier in the background (center).

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Saturday, March 14, 2009

FETCH

entrance of FETCH, Seattle, Washington


...entrance of a pet shop, Seattle, Washington. I'm out of the Alaska rain and stopped in Seattle overnight.

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Snowy Totem

snow on a totem at Cape Fox Lodge, Ketchikan, Alaska


Snow falls on one of the Council of the Clans, a totem circle with six totems carved by Tlingit carver Lee Wallace at the Cape Fox Lodge in Ketchikan, Alaska. This totem features a double-finned killer whale on the main figure's hat.

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Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Thomas Basin Snow

Thomas Basin with new snow, Ketchikan, Alaska


I came up to my old hometown of Ketchikan, Alaska for a week. Here we see Thomas Basin and some new morning snow. That's Pennock Island across Tongass Narrows from the harbor.

Friday, March 06, 2009

Tuesday, March 03, 2009

Clock Men

the little man and a clock, Manhattan, NYC


The little man could almost feel the burden of time, as he walked on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. Almost...