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Dali's wet dream.
Riders on the storm.
An Eastern Comma rests on a walking trail on a hot late summer day.
A White Admiral rests on a gravel road on a hot summer day.
A Pale Beauty moth rests at a light in September 2011.
A bumblebee visits a flower at the end of the summer.
A mother elephant taking a break from her baby
Lunchtime at the Toledo Zoo in Ohio
Tiny flowers along the walkway in Toledo Zoo in Ohio
This gorilla taken at the Toledo Zoo in Ohio, came so close to the glass that the reflection of the children almost makes it look like he is hugging one of them
A touch of the blues for my garden
This grasshopper is napping in a Birds of Paradise flower.
Balboa Park September 2011.
Morning Dove in summer shower
Ansel Adams meets Tim Burton on top of Yosemite Falls, CA on a hot summer day.
New England Aster in the Adirondacks
The Red Tide creating the Neon Surf on the shores of La Jolla, California.  October 2nd, 2011.
DOUBLE-CRESTED CORMORANT   

The Double-crested Cormorant is a large fish eating water bird. They can be found both on coastal and inland waters, often seen drying their wings in the sun as the one
Contemplating the world from a place of peace.
Baby Hummingbirds that were born and raised on my patio fan
A beautiful bird in a definitely-not-big-enough cage.  The differences between Eastern and Western zoos are pretty significant.
The light shines through the lifting fog, seeming to reveal some other-worldly plane.
9th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
A touch of the blues for my garden

A touch of the blues for my garden

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Date Taken: 10.2011
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