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Caption: your choice    Curious California sea lion (sea lions have external ears, as seen here).      Off the east coast of Isla Carmen there is a sea lion colony.  The young sea lions would suddenly pop up out of the water next to our panga, bark loudly at us and then disappear again.  I got the feeling they were complaining about us 'invading' their territory.  It was a challenge to to try to capture this interesting behaviour.  I got a lot of shots of blurred water.  Here is one of the shots that I managed to catch.  Suggestions for captions welcome!    Some shots of the nearby sea bird colonies can be seen here: http://goo.gl/pXukt0    02/08/14 www.allenfotowild.com
08-02-2014 - A Bunch of Ford T-Buckets in a Row         Link to Photo Without Frame
AUG 2  2014 1941 Ford pu
8/2/14 - Vintage gas pump at the Gas Transportation Museum, Embudo, NM  Thanks for your warm response to my shot of the wire cables and shadows.  We're going to a car show this morning; I'm hoping to get some good logos, as well as some nice car shots.
Taken from a pleasure cruiser - the Regal Lady on an evening boat trip.  Was very relaxing and the clouds were amazing.
Friday, August 1, 2014  "GLORIOSA DAISY"  “Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.” ~ Hans Christian Andersen, excerpt from "The Complete Fairy Tales"  Is it August, already? My, how time flies (use of personification here).  The scientific name is "Cascading Gloriosa Daisy." Has there ever been a daisy as lovely as these with their shades of yellow, orange, and red ringed around a large, glittering center? I like their rich butterscotch color and deep big center "eye!" Don't you just love strolling through gardens? I do; they are not only beautiful, but offer a peaceful respite from the hustle and bustle of daily activity.   Have a safe and funtagious Friday!  Rose Garden  @Martin and Sue King Railroad Heritage Museum 115 South Bayou Avenue Cleveland, MS  ***#3 photo of the day***  (photo taken 6/25/2014)  My Homepage: http://www.Godschild.smugmug.com
Saturday, August 2, 2014  "THE COMMON CORE" (unofficial title by me)  "Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think." ~ Albert Einstein  I love various mediums of art. This work of art was submitted by the  Jackson County School District (Jackson County, MS) for the Central High School Art Project in 1998.  None of the art had official titles. Only the name, city, and state of the school district were displayed on a wall plaque next to each exhibit.  For those of you who may not know, "Common Core" is In short, not a curriculum but a set of standards defining the knowledge and skills that students from pre-kindergarten to 12th grade need to master each year to be prepared for the next grade, and ultimately college or work. Creating common academic standards across the country was a state-led initiative, involving a coalition of governors and educators. The actual standards were developed by teachers, administrators, experts and parents. Also, both of my parents and an aunt (my mother's youngest sister) are "happily and actively retired educators."  The complete gallery of additional artwork is here: http://godschild.smugmug.com/ArtScape-1/Art-at-MDE-2014/i-rDkgZvj  Have a safe and fun weekend!  Central High School Art Project Exhibit located on the 1st Floor in Atrium Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) - formerly Central High School building 359 North West Street Jackson, MS  (photo taken 2014)  My Homepage: http://www.Godschild.smugmug.com
Sunset over the Dingle Peninsula islands yesterday evening
Yet another IR capture of Point Hudson lighthouse, WA
Painted Lady Butterfly - near Olympia, Wa.
01.08.14 - Peacock Butterfly  This is a re-worked image from a recent guided photo walk. I thought I'd used it as a daily before but it seems not, so I'll share it now.
Most of what you see reflected in this abstract is concrete, namely the walls lining one of the tailraces of Geddes Dam.  Only at the bottom of the frame do you see reflections of the guard railings around the structure.  DP213-2014  Posted August 1; processed ditto The necessary conditions for producing the reflection and the colors seen here:  Morning light, a closed floodgate, sunny or partly sunny skies, and little if any wind.  Geddes Dam, seen from Old Dixboro Road, Ann Arbor Taken July 26, 2014 Title:  Concrete Abstract  I'll do my best to catch up with commenting today, but it probably won't be until late in the day.
August 2, 2014  It looks like someone or some thing has been chomping on this little bunnies ear :(
8/2/2014 ~ Eternity Under the Trees  Best Viewed Large  A crypt under huge oaks and Spanish moss, Bonaventure Cemetery. Savannah, GA.   Thank you for all the nice comments on yesterday's shot of the Charleston Sweetgrass baskets!
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Curious California sea lion (sea lions have external ears, as seen here).

Off the east coast of Isla Carmen there is a sea lion colony. The young sea lions would suddenly pop up out of the water next to our panga, bark loudly at us and then disappear again. I got the feeling they were complaining about us 'invading' their territory. It was a challenge to to try to capture this interesting behaviour. I got a lot of shots of blurred water. Here is one of the shots that I managed to catch. Suggestions for captions welcome!

Some shots of the nearby sea bird colonies can be seen here: http://goo.gl/pXukt0

02/08/14 http://www.allenfotowild.com

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Caption: your choice    Curious California sea lion (sea lions have external ears, as seen here).      Off the east coast of Isla Carmen there is a sea lion colony.  The young sea lions would suddenly pop up out of the water next to our panga, bark loudly at us and then disappear again.  I got the feeling they were complaining about us 'invading' their territory.  It was a challenge to to try to capture this interesting behaviour.  I got a lot of shots of blurred water.  Here is one of the shots that I managed to catch.  Suggestions for captions welcome!    Some shots of the nearby sea bird colonies can be seen here: http://goo.gl/pXukt0    02/08/14 www.allenfotowild.com
Caption: your choice

Curious California sea lion (sea lions have external ears, as seen here).

Off the east coast of Isla Carmen there is a sea lion colony. The young sea lions would suddenly pop up out of the water next to our panga, bark loudly at us and then disappear again. I got the feeling they were complaining about us 'invading' their territory. It was a challenge to to try to capture this interesting behaviour. I got a lot of shots of blurred water. Here is one of the shots that I managed to catch. Suggestions for captions welcome!

Some shots of the nearby sea bird colonies can be seen here: http://goo.gl/pXukt0

02/08/14 http://www.allenfotowild.com

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