Everglade Wonder Garden, Bonita Springs, FL

  International Sand Sculpture Exposition FT Myers, FL
Here I come; is it safe? Out I go!

Cole & Nicholas playing winter basketball

Nov. 2017-Naples, Florida clouds and beach birds

Brooke and Courtney. Running through a flock of seagulls and displaying sand dollars.

Naples, FL. Sun setting over the Gulf of Mexico-11/29/17

Recent pictures taken in October 2017

Autumn Mums
Clouds on a windyfall day

Courtney, 6th grade, at her first cross country meet of the season. She ended up coming in 34th out of 202 competing with 6th, 7th and 8th graders.

September full moon
Another picture of one of many frequent visitors to our butterfly bushes
Crescent moon against a setting sun

I've been told these caterpillars are deadly. They do in fact secrete a substance that can be irritating but they are not lethal.
Our butterfly bush is drawing many customers

Recent morning guests

August Full Moon
Bunny outside front door
A yellow bear caterpillar taken in a local cemetary

This picture gives new meaning to "the wrong side of the tracks"
A frequent visitor to my yard.

Spring time in my yard.
Be it ever so humble, there's no place like home (if you're a squirrel!)

I discovered these photo worthyobjects on recent trip to Fairfield Hills. A gnarly tree; a lonely bale of hay under a lightning struck tree; an abandoned tractor; and a weather beaten door on one of the old brick buildings shown below.


Our grand dogs-Boomer & Daisy
Nick & Boomer in early October 2017

One of many crows who visit my feeder. They're pigs with wings!
A crocus peeks through the chips and leaves
A recent afternoon in my son's neighborhood

Images from the Catherine Violet Hubbard Sanctuary

Fairfield Hills in mid March after the blizzard.


Early morning visitors
The biggest mushroom I've ever seen. Presented to me by a friend who knows how much I dislike them.
A confused woodpecker at our hummingbird feeder

From our backyard-butterfly bushes growing wild and a black swallowtail butterfly

Recent cloud formations in CT

I spent a recent morning taking pictures with grand daughter Brooke (check out her web page). These are mine (except one) which I took at Southford Falls in Southbury.

I spent a recent morning taking pictures with grand daughter Brooke (check out her web page). These are mine which I took at The Pleasance in Newtown.

Our bird feeders & yard were a very popular place on a recent summer afternoon

We ran across this little guy on a recent walk in Naples. He was grazing by one of the many ponds in our community.
A nice evening walk through the meadow at Fairfield Hills

Four turkeys at our front door-Late January

Spotted in my daughter's yard in Southbury, CT, Nov. 17, 2015. The animal seen here is very likely some sort of hybrid. Too large to be a coyote and probably not a wolf. Best guess is a cross between the two. Photo compliments of Becky Sullivan.
March 5-a well fed coyote spotted in my daughter's Southbury back yard not far from their chicken coop.















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