These are the last shots from our 17 mile scenic drive from Monterey to Carmel.  The ocean is simply gorgeous, and I miss it so much already back here in landlocked Somewhere-in-the-Middle-of-the-USA.  What do you think? Do you have a favorite below? Ocean Photo #1.  I find the west coast to be much more rugged […]

All birds molt, or periodically replace their feathers by shedding the old ones and producing new ones.  Unlike most birds that molt a few feathers at a time, once a year penguins experience what’s called a catastrophic molt.  This means that they molt all of their feathers at once, making them look a bit like an […]

When we began planning our 3 1/2 day trip to Atlanta, the Georgia Aquarium was at the very top of our “must see” list.  After visiting the Monterey Bay Aquarium (as recently as last summer) and the Shedd Aquarium (although it’s been a few years), we just had to see the largest aquarium in the western […]

Most of January has gone by in the blink of an eye, and I haven’t posted anything new.  So much for starting the new year with good resolutions! Getting back into the swing of things, here are three shots of the Golden Gate Bridge from less traditional angles. What do you think?  Do you have […]

The Kansas City Star suggested that the gathering of an estimated 800,000 fans attending the World Series victory parade earlier today might have been the largest gathering in Kansas City history.  For a metro area the size of Kansas City (around 2 million), 800,000 is an amazing turnout! A gathering of 800,000 is more than: the […]