Submitted for your consideration, two moths on the outside office wall at the Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area this morning. The moth at top was quite large and had feathered antennae that are visible in the image. The second moth down was about half the size of the first, but still quite large and covered with hair along with short, furry antennae.
The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is ready for the holidays as we found out during a visit on 23 December 2013. The NASA logo at the entrance has been modified a bit to look like a giant Christmas tree ornament. I was happy to play the role of unofficial tour guide on our visit for Dr. Richard Baker, Susan Boyd, Dr. Juanita Baker, Dr. Brenda Baker, Erik Liu, Dr. Andrew Liu, and Kira Liu. Andy is a research scientist […]
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The annual Indian River County Cattlemen holiday social event on Wednesday night, held appropriately out in a pasture near Fellsmere, featured no shortage of barbecued beef (Holy Cow!) along with a whole mess of other country cooking side dishes that were a real treat. A few images from the event – the third time I have been lucky enough to attend. The sunset from the pasture was exquisite. A palm hammock hollowed out for special occasions like this hosted the […]
Silhouette shot of Black Vultures in a tree at sunrise at the Wabasso Scrub Conservation Area. Looks like a still from an Ingmar Bergman film of bleak existential angst more appropriate for October than December.
Sam and I saw this opossum crossing the backyard along the power line in the rain late last night. Let’s hope he is not heading for SLC 40 to play with any rocket parts leading to yet another delay. And here is hoping the rain clears out in time tomorrow for SpaceX to try their next launch attempt of the Falcon 9 rocket carrying SES 8!