Jellyfish

Jellyfish - 2019 At first glance you might think this is a new stream of the novel coronavirus. Nothing that exotic. Just a simple shot of jellyfish taken at the Mote Aquarium in Sarasota, Florida. Thought for the Day: Life is a beautiful magnificent thing, even to a jellyfish.Charlie Chaplin

Open Wide

Pelicans are extremely flexible.  I caught this one rotating his beak clockwise from 9 to 5 o'clock.  I just happened to catch it at 12 o'clock. Why?  I don't know, but I saw several of them doing it.  It looked more like a stretching exercise than anything else, maybe keeping its gullet flexible for the … Continue reading Open Wide

Egret

Early morning, just after sunrise, I was walking along a gravel road on Florida's Sanibel Island when I spotted this egret.  Hard to miss; its size is impressive, standing about 3 feet tall. The water was shallow, maybe 4-6" deep, swampy, almost stagnant.  The egret moved easily among the heavy brush, constantly stabbing at something in … Continue reading Egret

What Is It?

Five kids on a dock, looking into the water.  What do they see?  A fish, a frog, a dead fish, a log, a dead frog, a pollywog, a wet dog, part of my blog,  ground hog, bottle of grog, ( Geez, sounds like Dr. Seuss)  a toy boat, fishing tackle, seaweed or just another  lake … Continue reading What Is It?