Tropical Plants & Birds

Tina and I paid our annual winter visit to the Como Park Conservatory today.  It really helped remind me that this winter can’t last forever.  The conservatory had a fantastic collection of orchids on display as well as Bosai trees, spring flowers and tropical birds....

Texas Mountain Laurel

Spring is close!!!  Here is a shot of Texas Mountain Laurel just starting to bloom. In an urbanized area like San Antonio and Bexar County where do you go to enjoy the sights, sounds, and smells of nature? How can remaining unspoiled natural areas with their living...

Fall Colors (2)

Sorry about the earlier post.  I deleted the post after the RSS email had already been sent. Have you been enjoying the fall colors?  I seem to be seeing a lot of yellow and orange this year (my Dad’s favorite colors) Share this...

Backyard Photography

Tina decided to pick up the 70-200mm lens the other day while sitting in her garden.  She had seen various bird species come thru the yard and her garden is really beginning to look beautiful.  Visitors included our Ruby-throated Hummingbird, an Indigo Bunting and a...

A Day @ TCAAP

Today was one of those really special days.  I was able to bird & ‘wander’ the TCAAP grounds for 4 hours.  The property is amazing and could be a real treasure to Ramsey County and the Twin Cities Metropolitan area. The Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant (TCAAP), a...