Month: December 2019

Good Night, Christmas

White Christmas? People have been dreaming of it only since 1942.  That’s when Bing Crosby told us all about white Christmases — things we only used to know — in the movie Holiday Inn.  We were immediately hooked on the nostalgia, romance, and charm of Christmas covered in snow and ever since then have been looking anxiously at the skies (and the weather reports) … Read More Good Night, Christmas

Lesson Learned!

Finally, a photo of a red-tail hawk that isn’t just a dark blob against the background of a washed-out sky! I learn the hard way…and the lesson I learned yesterday was to pay attention to the shutter speed, even with still photos.  What they say about the shutter speed being the inverse of the focal length is very true — I have far too … Read More Lesson Learned!

They’ve Got Bette Davis Eyes

Well, not exactly Bette Davis.  Or Greta Garbo, either.     But they do have eyes that are expressive, bright, and sparkly.


It seems so long ago now that there is snow on the ground and more on the way.         Here are a few summer memories of the ubiquitous-but-awesome great blue heron to keep us warm while we await the return of spring and summer.  (Sorry, I slipped one in from autumn!)    

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