If you have ever talked to anyone who has been to the great big national parks in the western U.S., they will have undoubtedly told you that the pictures that you are now looking at, that they were somehow unnaturally compelled to show you, though dumbfoundingly beautiful, no, downright stunning, are not a fair representation of the the subject at hand. No, as glorious as … [Read more...] about This is not Cedar Falls
I've heard of flying fish, but this hot dog belongs to the band Phish so I guess I could say flying Phish! The 15-foot long foot log was a prop in the band's 1997 New Year's Eve concert in Florida. According to the band's manager, John Paluska, they were all throwing around ideas for the concert when Phish's drummer stated, "What if we flew out in a giant hot dog?" Everyone … [Read more...] about Flying Hot Dog At Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame
I have visited Niagara Falls, Canada, dozens of times in my life. In fact, I've been so many times that I couldn't keep count. But, no matter how many times I've visited, the view from the pay binoculars is still as I remember it. It's one of those views that I never tire of. I've seen the Falls in every season and in 100 degree and 10 degree temps. Looking through these pay … [Read more...] about Pay Binoculars at Niagara Falls
When you have a chance to paint with a parrot at National Aviary, you take it. This little beauty (man, I sounded like the Crocodile Hunter just now) is Lucky the Blue-Fronted Amazon Parrot. Not only does Lucky love to paint but the creative outlet is a way to mimic experiences that would naturally occur in the wild like picking up sticks to build nests. There are a few … [Read more...] about Painting with Parrots at National Aviary
Have you ever seen a Cypress tree's knees? Cypress Trees have them, or at least that's the nickname, anyway. The trees' roots rise up above the shallow swamp water - showing off their knees. When there's a large concentration of Cypress Trees it's termed a Cypress Swamp- and this pic depicts a perfect example. We visited Wild Florida in Central Florida a couple of … [Read more...] about It’s the Cypress Trees Knees, Man!