Friday, October 31, 2008

Bald Eagle

a bald eagle in a pine tree, Weeki Wachee, Florida

A bald eagle rests in a pine tree above the Weeki Wachee River in Florida. You might notice the "Spanish Moss" hanging on the limbs of the tree as well, which isn't Spanish nor is it moss. It's an air plant related to the orchid.

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Thursday, October 30, 2008

Happy Family

manatees enjoy the sun and each other at Weeki Wachee Springs, Florida

This afternoon, I saw a family of manatees enjoying the sun and each other at Weeki Wachee Springs, Florida.

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Monday, October 27, 2008

Mermaid Drinks

a Weeki Wachee mermaid demonstrates drinking under water, Florida

A Weeki Wachee mermaid demonstrates drinking a soda under water. Do not try this at home.

Sunday, October 26, 2008

Saturday, October 25, 2008

Friday, October 24, 2008

Adagio Sculpture

the adagio sculpture at Weeki Wachee Springs, Florida

I don't know where the sun in "The Sunshine State" has gone. Anyway, I still managed to enjoy this sculpture outside the entrance of Weeki Wachee Springs, the home of live mermaids. The figures are shown in the adagio pose, a signature move performed in each mermaid show.

Thursday, October 23, 2008

Weeki Sunset 2

sunset on the Gulf of Mexico, Florida

Okay, so I didn't come to Florida for the clouds but clouds can make for exciting sunsets. On the Gulf of Mexico...

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Weeki Sunset

sunset at the mouth of the Weeki Wachee River, Florida

Coming in from the Gulf of Mexico, a boat heads into the mouth of the Weeki Wachee River during sunset. No, this is not in New York City but going to Florida is "very NYC"...and when I go on vacation, so do you. Enjoy!

Monday, October 20, 2008

Sunday, October 19, 2008

Entrance Reflex

entrance reflections at CANCO Lofts, Jersey City, New Jersey

The entrance of CANCO Lofts in Jersey City, New Jersey on a beautiful Sunday afternoon...

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Thursday, October 16, 2008

Funny Faces

funny faces on a Manhattan billboard, NYC

Funny faces and reflected light play on a Manhattan billboard.

Sunday, October 12, 2008

Fence Fun

public art on a construction fence, Jersey City, NJ

Instead of a plain fence marking off some new construction, why not add some color and interest? Looks as though they like it fun in some places. Cheers to you, Jersey City!

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Saturday, October 11, 2008

Fallout Shelter

fallout shelter sign in Manhattan, NYC

Remember fallout shelters? I guess we have forgotten enough to not care whether or not we can find them.

Sunday, October 05, 2008

Dirty Dancer

a dirty window yields an interesting view

Don't you love how dirty windows can have such interesting aspects? This one gives us the impression of a dancer or something. Enjoy!

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Saturday, October 04, 2008

Friday, October 03, 2008

Pop Up Man

a man comes out of a trap door on a Brooklyn sidewalk, NYC

I know how most people do not like "pop ups", when looking at various websites and such, but how about this? Right before I snapped the shutter on this scene, this man came out of the trap door. Nice!
Thanks, mister, that was great.

Thursday, October 02, 2008

Intrepid Cloud

the Intrepid passes Ground Zero as a huge cloud sits above, Manhattan, NYC

The aircraft carrier INTREPID passes "Ground Zero", on its way up the Hudson River back to its home on the west side of Manhattan.