Thursday, March 4, 2021

Behind the House

There is a preserve with a small stream behind our Ridgefield house.  And, with big footprints in the snow.   Deer?  Bear?  Hmmm.  I don't know, but it is pretty in winter.

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Back in Ridgefield

 Back in Ridgefield to watch the girls while they are in quarantine and parents are working.  A pre-school classmate tested positive last week, but the girls have tested negative.

The Cass Gilbert Fountain is Ridgefield's symbol.  You saw it on October 2, 2020 surrounded by yellow chrysanthemums.  In the winter it is lit and encased in glass for protection,

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Circle of Friends

 A big bronze sculpture with representative animals from each of the seven continents has a prominent location near the entrance of Naples Botanical Garden.

It is a 2005 work by Gary Lee Price, on permanent loan by the artist.

Monday, March 1, 2021

Mirror Wall

A favorite image from my archives.

At the World Trade Center Memorial, three young people paused by a glass wall to study their guidebook.

Each month City Daily Photo photographers post images on a theme.  Today's theme is "mirror."  To see other interpretations, click here.

Sunday, February 28, 2021

Saturday, February 27, 2021

Naples Botanical Garden


Many parts of the Garden are densely planted and groomed.  Those are the areas most guests visit.  In a recent visit I went instead to the more natural areas. Beautiful.

Friday, February 26, 2021

Brown Pelican

A juvenile brown pelican showed up in my community's lake.  Along with its reflection.

(Shared in Weekend Reflections.)


Even though we are close to the Gulf of Mexico, we don't often see them here.  

They have a strong preference for the coast and rarely visit inland lakes.