Jaws

I've been following the demolition of the Boys Town farm in west Omaha.  One by one the cottages and support buildings on Gianelli Street meet their fate and crumble under the massive pressure of the giant back hoe's powerful jaws. The back hoe operator controlled this powerful machine like a surgeon performing delicate brain surgery, … Continue reading Jaws

Dolphin

Another first for me: a dolphin cruise, taken in late February from Marco Island, Florida. This particular cruise combines tourism with research; i.e. every time the boat goes out for dolphin research, the two marine biologists/tour guides take tourists with them and explain what they're doing and why.   Very interesting. This particular dolphin was following our speeding boat, … Continue reading Dolphin

Return to Sender

A once-modern mailbox with its red plastic flag sits on a lonely country road in rural eastern Nebraska.  Barely standing, the neglected box appears to be bowing out, facing the tough reality that its usefulness has long passed. If this mailbox could talk:  I faithfully stood my watch for almost half a century, through all kinds of … Continue reading Return to Sender