Category: Nature

Close to the Beach

A little known gem of a natural preserved area across from Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse is the JILONA. This Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding National Area is one of just a few places in the country that have received this designation by the Bureau of Land Management. The only ONA […]

A Friendship Rose

  YELLOW ROSES By J. Hooker Hamersley (1896) T’is the “old, old story” of youth and maid, Through memory’s chasms, re-echoing low, Of rich, yellow roses, a cluster he sent, In the long ago – In the long ago. A wee dainty note in its heart lay hid, […]

Fog on the Magothy River

Fog BY CARL SANDBURG THE fog comes on little cat feet. It sits looking over harbor and city on silent haunches and then moves on. A full day of fog sits over the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay. Mysterious, but yet enveloping, the fog remains through the evening. It […]

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Digitalis

Foxglove by Mary Webb The foxglove bells, with lolling tongue, Will not reveal what peals were rung In Faery, in Faery, A thousand ages gone. All the golden clappers hang As if but now the changes rang; Only from the mottled throat Never any echoes float. Quite forgotten, […]

How to Photograph Birds in Flight

Bird in Flight Photography When it comes to bird photography there is nothing that I love more than capturing an intimate portrait of a bird in its natural environment. Creating an artistic photograph of a challenging bird on an appropriate via How to Photograph Birds in Flight. To […]

Funky iPhoneography Swans

Going through some of my recent photos, I came across this photo of some Tundra Swans on the Chesapeake Bay. It wasn’t the greatest day to photograph them as it was rather cloudy and they were far from where I was standing. But I still enjoyed this capture […]