For the last few years, I have noticed during springtime I see gulls flying north. They fly high overhead, but in the last couple of years there seems to be more of them; or, maybe I have just learned to look for them. I have identified them as Franklin’s gulls. It is amazing that once you start looking for birds you see more of them. Funny how that happens. I just assumed they were flying from the Texas coast to some other coast or to the great lakes. I was shocked when I looked them up on allaboutbirds.com. These gulls are flying from the coast of Peru and Chile to freshwater marshes in Canada. These gulls have been flying this way since the time of creation… and I just now noticed them the past few years? What am I blind? How many more are out there if I just look for them? These are the questions that I deal with… which makes me wonder what else does God has for me that I am not seeing? I will seek the Lord, I will ask that He, the Creator, will open my eyes to see His wonders and blessings.
I was at one of my favorite places at one of my favorite times, which is thirty minutes before sunrise. This particular Saturday morning was no different. I was set-up to photograph the sunrise right at the water’s edge at Old Bison Ranch. It is summer time that means snakes are out and about, so…
It was early spring on a wonderful Sunday afternoon, and I was relaxing in my backyard. Most of the trees had not leafed out yet, but the redbuds were blooming. As I sat there taking it all in, I got to wondering about something… so, I asked God a question, “You know God, in my…
How does a roly poly (Pill Bug) get to other side of the pond? Hitch a ride on Western Cottonmouth of course! ISO 400 400mm f/8.0 1/250 sec with flash (better beamer) Sept 11, 2010, Old Bison Ranch, Texas 8:27 am
400 mm 400 iso f5.6 1/1000 Morgan and I were thrilled to watch the Bald Eagles take care of their fledglings. We were on the canyon wall looking into the nest. It was amazing. June 1, 2015, Smith Rock State Park, Oregon.
Found this copperhead under a canoe.