Ding Darling

J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge, Sanibel Island, Florida American White Pelican Welcoming sign at Sanibel President Harry S. Truman is probably most known for his role in ending World War II in the Pacific Theatre by authorizing the atomic bombs that were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. However, there was a little less known … Continue reading Ding Darling

Ten Days in Ireland

… with the most important person in the world… ....My Daughter "Better pass boldly into that other world, in the full glory of some passion, than fade and wither dismally with age."  James Joyce Prologue Brazen Pub with Daughter    As a self proclaimed introvert, one can imagine there might be the challenge of making new … Continue reading Ten Days in Ireland

Photo Gallery

"There are always two people in every picture; the photographer and the viewer."    Ansel Adams Below are some of my preferred photos. Buy purchasing a card you support my endeavors in conservation awareness through blogs, video and photography. You support America's National Parks, and of course, you support the Unites States Postal Service. Thank … Continue reading Photo Gallery

WARNING: the material you are about to view may be disturbing to some…especially if you like squirrels.

How it got there? Who really knows. The fact is that a Great Black Hawk, native to Central and South America has found a comfortable little park in Portland Maine. This is one for the records. Now one of the things I enjoy most about birding is the challenge of having to find our little … Continue reading WARNING: the material you are about to view may be disturbing to some…especially if you like squirrels.