The fish gutting station at Sebastian Inlet State Park gets some late night avian visitors including a couple of Wood Storks and what looks like it might be a Brown Pelican seen partially behind one of the posts up on the table. The area is popular with birds looking for a handout from fishermen cleaning their catch. Since this image was taken a cage has been wrapped around the structure to enclose it and keep the wildlife away.
Florida State Road 528 over the Indian River Lagoon heading westbound toward Orlando at sunset. Applied a slight blur to the image and suddenly it took on the appearance of a painting. Different car, same dirty windshield.
Over the years the newspapers have reported this nativity becoming a frequent target of merry pranksters who would mischievously replace the baby in the manger with a whole host of other objects that many would deem not in keeping with the sanctity of the season. Recently I stopped by to photograph this scene and there was no manger or baby of any denomination present. Perhaps over the years the religious staff have grown tired of finding liquor bottles and beer […]