There’s something about an animal that could take your head off with one swipe, but doesn’t. Not talking about a bear this time, but giant birds of prey. I spent some time the other day at an Audubon Birds of Prey Center near my home. There were generous cages with injured and healing birds that … More Who Knew?
Oviedo, FL: As I was on a hunt in my tiny backyard for the mourning doves I kept hearing, I spotted this guy. I was stealthily ducking and bobbing low hanging branches so as not to alarm the birds and as I was about to move toward the fence the light caught his web just … More Light Catcher
Jaipur, Rajasthan, India: Monkey Temple. There is a huge temple in Jaipur that is dedicated and devoted to monkeys, although it is not a Haunuman temple. These red faced critters are a little more aggressive than the black faced ones roaming the towns of Rajasthan, but there are monkey handlers and holy men, like this … More Holy Monkey Man
Oviedo, FL: On a dirt road near my home there are five acre plots of land, each with one home. These are not ginormous new money monuments to consumerism homes. These are off the grid within the city limits style homes. Big vegetable gardens, a couple of goats or cows, unmanicured, natural lawns. Old Florida. … More Magical Entry