Baby bird update

Our baby birds are still doing fine and are much bigger now! They are really cute – the one in front has its head resting on the edge of the nest – very cute!


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: