Late autumn and winter aren’t necessarily my favorite seasons, but as summers are turning hotter and less bearable, I welcome the opportunity to once again feel cool enough to don warm garments. After all, one is able to take off only so many clothes in the heat, but can always add another layer when cold. … Continue reading Goose Music
Why do we keep taking photos of the same subject over and over, even though our archives likely contain the very plant or animal motif many times over? Is it because we always hope for a technically improved or aesthetically more pleasing image? Possibly. But I think more often than not it’s done simply to … Continue reading Aspenglow
October 4 was a stay-at-home day in order to nurse our Covid and Influenza vaccine-related fatigue, malaise, and soreness. Cloudy and sunlit skies took turns and were punctuated by brief periods of rain. During one of the sunny intervals, a Monarch Butterfly was seen flitting from cosmos to cosmos in our driveway, which has turned … Continue reading Insects Welcome!
Autumn is a lovely time of year Cooler days are finally here. Flora’s summer colors still hang on, Are enriched by fall attire most plants don. As forests get ready to shed their coverings I gleefully pull on woolen leggings. Thick sweaters are my favorite things to wear, Help the coming frigid months to … Continue reading Autumn Is In The Air
Hi there. My name is Omo. You have met me before, but in case you don’t remember, please look here for a reminder. I’m a Nile Hippopotamus, am named for an African river (like my mother), and live at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs. When I opened my eyes for the very first … Continue reading Happy Belated Birthday To Me!