Birds and Butterflies

Here are a few more photos – we have a bird’s nest in a bush in our backyard and the eggs just hatched into really ugly baby birds. Also, a blurry, but kind of cool butterfly shot. I only got one shot before it flew away, and there wasn’t time to focus!


Summer flowers…

Begonias:




Phipps Conservatory

Nothing real inspiring.




Doug’s Cancun pics

A few pics of the resort we stayed at for our honeymoon:


Cancun Trip Report: Day 7, Cancun

Day 7, cont. In the evening we took some pics of the “beach” – the rocks and water were quite pretty. The next morning, on the way to the airport, we check out one of the little beaches not associated with a hotel or condo. The water was gorgeous. But there was someone wanting to be paid to watch our … Continue Reading →


Cancun Trip Report: Day 6, Ek Balam

Day 6, cont. On the way back to Cancun, we took the new Autopista. This was a mistake. It initially cost about $4.50 – but nearer to Cancun – we hit another toll booth that ran us another $17 or so. No wonder it was so empty! We did make a stop at Ek Balam, another site of ruins. We … Continue Reading →


Cancun Trip Report: Day 6, Chichen Itza, Part 2

Day 6 More photos of Chichen Itza:


Cancun Trip Report: Day 6, Chichen Itza, Part 1

Day 6 Thursday we walked to the ruins at 8am, which is when it opened. We had to check out of the hotel at noon. We finished with the ruins (and barely saw nearly everything) at 11:30. So if you like this sort of thing, leave enough time! We climbed the Pyramid first because it was cool and the stairs … Continue Reading →


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