Getting ready . . .

Today is Erev Rosh HaShanah, the eve of the Jewish New Year.  We’ve spent the past month turning our attention inward, toward the deepest part of our souls, in preparation for the Days of Awe that begin with Rosh HaShana.  This evening begins a season of holidays, remembrances, and reflection for Jewish people all over the world.   At […]

“Did you see anything interesting today?”

When I’m out strolling with my camera, people passing by often ask, “Did you see anything interesting today?”  I always wonder how anyone could actually be out here in the marshes and wetlands, and ask this question! 😉   There is so much beauty and wonder that I respond every time with a resounding, “YES!” […]

How do you know when it’s Fall in the South Florida Wetlands?!

We have incredible skies in South Florida, and they are exceptionally beautiful in the fall when we see “rainbow clouds” like the ones above. The sun hides behind a large growing mass of clouds just before an impending storm, and the colors are as brilliant as a rainbow. What a striking scene to behold! As […]

Unanticipated connections….

Just as I was finishing my walk this morning, a huge and powerful Great Blue Heron suddenly appeared out of nowhere and glided right by me at eye level!  My camera settings weren’t really right for the moment, yet I couldn’t help but snap a photo when I literally felt the whoosh… of his massive wings as […]