01-11-14 Pretty In Pink

If I had a true scientific interest in coral, I would have answers to the many things I wonder about when I look at it. I wonder, for example, about the many ways that coral seems to organize itself. I wonder about the age of coral we find along the shore. And in the case…

01-10-14 Morning Joe

This photo is entirely serendipitous. As I was filling my coffee cup from the airpot I keep next to my computer, I noticed the intricate pattern of bubbles that each jet of coffee was creating. I quickly grabbed my camera and took a few photos. A perfectionist would have spend more time in an attempt…

01-08-14 Procession

I encountered this tree branch on a short hike on a rainy day while Deb and I were sailing in the Virgin Islands. I’m not sure if the caterpillars were seeking shelter from the rain on the underside of the branch or if they were up to something else. Though what caterpillars might be “up…

01-05-14 Frosty Triptych

In honor of a predicted afternoon temperature of -15 F today*, I have left the tropics to return to a subject I started a few days ago: window frost. This time, I’ve created another triptych.** And even though I was amazed the first time I studied these macro photos, I am just amazed today. If…