When I was a child, my friends and I loved flying kites. Each of us had our favorite design; mine was a soaring hawk. I would look up at my kite, high in the sky, and dream of one day seeing a real hawk, not one printed on clear plastic. Since then, I have seenContinue reading “Soaring”


I love pelicans. They are portly, short-legged, slightly awkward-looking with oversized, pouchy bills. Sitting on the ground, they remind me of dignified old gentlemen at an English club. Brown pelicans are equally wonderful to watch, a complete delight for me. White or brown, I adore them, especially when they fly. Their elegance and grace areContinue reading “Pelicans”

Interesting insight

Today’s pictures are random. They just illustrate something I learned recently, something I found very interesting. When I first started sharing pictures on social media, I gave explanations of what the images showed. Look at this yellow-rumped warbler, or look at the beautiful markings on that stone figurine above. And some people liked it, butContinue reading “Interesting insight”