I recently purchased a new camera and had the opportunity to play with it at the Pittsburgh Zoo and Aquarium. While there, I visited an exhibit of dinosaurs. What? Dinosaurs in a zoo? These were amazing animatronic beautifully designed creatures complete with sound effects and some interactivity. Just fascinating. If you’re in the Pittsburgh area, … More Lions and Tigers and…Dinosaurs? Oh My
Mother Nature has been playing games with us. We had summer-like temperatures in February and January-like temperatures in March here in the Northeast US. More than humans are confused. Traditional Springtime events still take place. This year’s sheep Shearing was a cold one with frigid temperatures outside. Too bad for the naked sheep afterward. But … More Spring Is Trying to “Spring”
Amazing the things that are in our own backyard. I always thought this tree was growing in a spiral. Then, after looking at the pictures I took, I realized that it’s a vine that’s spiraled up the trunk of this tree and the tree is trying to grow around it.
As the new year comes in, I usually find myself re-examining what is most important to me. Oddly, I often find that I’m inundated with words. Funny, when you think how much I enjoy writing. It is refreshing, however, to make the use of words a bit more conscious rather than riding the tide of … More Words, Words, Words
The kind of photography that I’ve always been partial to, is taking those candid shots that show detail but are taken from the kind of distance that means the subject is unaware of you. In other words, “to be invisible”. I recently bought a small telephoto lens for my camera, and it reminded me how … More Being Invisible