Tag Archive | Humor

Weekly Photo Challenge: Silhouette

Walking along the edge of Lake Tsala Apopka in Florida in the early morning, I caught this great blue heron knee-deep in the water eating breakfast. At first I wished I was in a kayak in the pond so I could get a picture of it with the first rays of light reflecting off its […]

How Did the Butterfly Get Its Name?

Personally, I always thought this beautiful insect should be called a flutter-by, not butterfly. Although, sometimes I call them special words I cannot post here when they don’t cooperate when I am trying to photograph them. Some think the butterfly got its name because many of the European butterflies were the color of butter and thus […]

Fairy Circles at Arbor Lakes

Beware of the fairy circle, the elf ring and the pixie ring. Rumor has it they are the gateways to elfin kingdoms where elves gather to dance and party. One of these entryways opened up in front of our clubhouse. You can easily find it by looking for a circle of mushrooms on the lawn. […]

Unsolved Mystery – Case Closed

Aha! You are caught! I should have known it was you! You thief! Why do you just hang there like that? Do you really think you are entitled to that nectar? Hey, I’m talking to you! Turn around and look at me. That’s not for you! The creature drops from the feeder and walks over to […]

Unsolved Mysteries – The Lucky Break

Evidence in the backyard. Note the bird bath top is on the ground. Anne shakes me from a sound sleep. It’s 4:00 in the morning. “Gary, I hate to wake you up, but there is something hanging from the hummingbird feeder,” she tells me. I get up, rub my eyes and throw on a robe. […]