09-02-09 Amazing Art 02

Here’s another one from my trip several years ago to the Sertoma Butterfly House in Sioux Falls. I wish I knew more about butterflies. Perhaps someone looking at this knows the name of this species? One thing a remember about my trip to the Butterfly House is that the volunteer docent who followed me around…

09-01-09 Amazing Art 01

What humans create often pales compared to what Nature creates. Consider the butterfly, for example. The threatening eye’s on this butterfly’s wing appear to have been painted there. But, of course, they weren’t. Pretty amazing, if you ask me. This photo was taken at the Sertoma Butterfly House in Sioux Falls. If you have a…

08-24-09 Purple & Gold

My wife tells me the purple flowers are called umbrella flowers, though when I do a search, I find that there are many types of flowers called the “umbrella flower.” I would never challenge the authority of my wife. Nor would I challenge the authority of Nature – who provides such photo opportunities as this…

08-03-09 Flocking Behavior 01

I went to the Redlin Art Center in Watertown to get some exterior shots and instead I got geese. Everyone probably knows that when geese fly together in their “V” formation, they get better mileage. In NASCAR terms, it is called “drafting.”