Something new I learned while preparing this post — big horn sheep originally came to North America via the Bering land bridge from Siberia. On Today’s Date in the Past: One Thing, Three Ways:  Apple Blue Eyes on Stage  

Actually, I’m not sure what sort of flowers these are, but I do know they were in the Sonoran Desert in Phoenix. On Today’s Date in the Past: One Thing, Three Ways:  Christopher Elbow Chocolates One Thing, Three Ways:  Great Blue Heron Mallard Ducks at Loose Park

Especially when they have paws and claws like this African lioness… On Today’s Date in the Past: One Thing, Three Ways:  Box of Chocolates One Thing, Three Ways:  Deer in a Field Help Me Decide:  January Assignment for Capture Your 365 It’s Hard to Stand Out…

From their pencil-thin legs to their long, flexible necks, I find flamingos fascinating.  Of course, I also like pink… On Today’s Date in the Past: Buddy Approaching Full Moon Wishes DO Come True

Whenever I see a flamingo, I am reminded of CJ Cregg’s Secret Service name on the West Wing.   When she learned that they called her “flamingo” she retorted with disgust, “the flamingo is a ridiculous looking bird!” I think they’re pretty cool.  And, if I ever need a code name, I’ll happily adopt “flamingo.” […]