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New Friend

June 27, 2022 - Wandering around the city of Funchal trying to take in as many sights as we could in our one day stop here, we encounter...
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Drying the Catch

June 24, 2022 - Obviously living on an island surrounded by the Atlantic makes fishing a major enterprise for the residents. This was la...
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The Port of Funchal

June 22, 2022 - The island of Madeira had a population of slightly over 100, 000 at the time we were there some 20+ years ago. When in t...
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Welcome Ashore

June 20, 2022 - A week of cruising aboard the new, luxurious Nieuw Amsterdam, we were very excited to get our feet on terra firms again.
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Mimus polyglots

January 27, 2022 - As soon as the red tail hawk departed this courageous mockingbird to up the high perch to see who it might target to cha...
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Morning Breaks

January 14, 2022 - Off to the beach to watch the birds, the waves, the treasure seekers, the fishermen and,of course, the sun bathers.
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Cooling Off

July 19, 2021 - Today the wolves were smarter than we were. They found a nice cool spot in the shallow end of the pond while we stayed o...
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Snow and Ice

January 14, 2021 - Must admit the snowfall a few nights ago created a beautiful winter landscape. I almost was sorry to see it warm up and...
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Sun and Snow

January 08, 2021 - After an overnight snowfall and a gloomy start to the day, I thought a blue sky might make the winter wonderland even mo...
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10 Pointer

October 21, 2020 - Deer are social animals who group together in herds, but only within their own sex. Except for during the breeding phas...
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Brave Bulls - 2

October 01, 2020 - Brave Bulls Another part of our visit to the Domecq family ranch in Cadiz Spain included watching the young bul...
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Crossing the Bridge

August 24, 2020 - Japanese gardens are known as a place to go for meditation and self reflection. The essence of a Japanese bridge is that...
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Upside Down World

June 05, 2020 - A slightly different perspective this morning.
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Ocean Glow

May 03, 2020 - Looking back a couple of years at my morning view.
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Coyote Cluster

April 06, 2020 - Looks like Mom has had enough of the kids for now.
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Follow My Lead

February 09, 2020 - It appeared as though the adult brown pelican was trying to teach the juvenile how to fish in shallow water. My best gue...
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Wind Beneath My Paws

December 02, 2019 - Not as commonly seen as Bobcats, and even more rarely seen during the day, this Canadian Lynx was just as surprised to s...
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Hungry Eyes

August 14, 2019 - It was early morning and this this red tailed hawk was perched in a tree scouting the ground for breakfast. Fortunately,...
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The Mooring

August 05, 2019 - Just after sunrise one morning while it was early enough to enjoy the tranquility of calm water on the river combined wi...
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Nature's Handywork

May 14, 2019 - Do you see what I see? All done by nature -- a rising 'gator!
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All Alone

January 18, 2019 - Dominica, which is located between Guadaloupe to the north and Martinique to the south, offers a broad range of tropical...
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Beached

January 09, 2019 - Almost could be described as a big city along the Amazon after visiting villages with less than 100 people.
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