The Great American Eclipse: August 21, 2017 – Grand Rivers, Kentucky

In the end, it’s all but a memory now…a memory that will be etched in me forever. I had been anticipating the Great American Solar Eclipse for some time now,  along with a lot of other folks across the country.  I had decided 6 months ago that I wanted to experience the solar eclipse somewhere […]

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Total Solar Eclipse 2017 – Grand Rivers, Kentucky

It’s been a long day, but,  here’s a sneak peak of one of the photographs I took at today’s Total Solar Eclipse 2017, Grand Rivers, Kentucky. This photo is at totality which occurred at 1:24:17 PM (CT) with a few Bailey’s Beads peaking out from the edges.  I will post more tomorrow. Good night!

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Finca El Girasol, Guanica, Puerto Rico

Recently a friend from the photo club I belong to, posted some of the most spectacular photos of the sunflower field at Matthiessen State Park in Oglesby, Illinois, that I have ever seen. The field was bursting with these tall, beautiful sunflower blooms, what almost seemed to me like they were growing in unison.  Really […]

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“All This Learning How to Fly Business is for the Birds, I need a nap.”

Came across this sleepy baby robin napping in between some branches of the oak tree in our back yard.  At first, I thought it was injured, but, nope…it was just taking a bird nap.  It has such pretty fluffy feathers. They are adorable at this stage until it grows up and starts pooping over the […]

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Birds of Puerto Rico: Cattle Egret

During a quick visit to the sunflower farm, (La Finca de Girasol), in Guánica, Puerto Rico,  I came across a flock of Cattle Egret hanging out in a harvest of cilantro plants.  I took a deep breath in to enjoy the fragrance of the cilantro that permeated the air with its scent.  I instantly smiled. 🙂

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I’m A Bird Watcher: Canary White Winged Parakeet Takes To The Air

After a week of my early morning bird watching routine on the back porch of my Dad’s house in Puerto Rico, I was finally able to capture a few halfway decent photos of the Canary White Winged Parakeet in flight.  Most of my prior attempts are blurry.  These parakeets are super fast fliers that there […]

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