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Friday, February 27, 2015

lagging behind .............


Sandhill Crane 
2015
..

just  when  there  was  
a  glimmer  of  hope
that  the cranes 
 were  migrating.....
(  on Sunday  I saw about  
 a  hundred  flying  as  a
group North. ) 
...
the   trio  returned  
to  the  backyard  today..

DRATS  !!

Thursday, February 26, 2015

around campus ............ new digs .....


Dasburg  President's  House
Village Drive
UF  campus
2015
..
named for the donor
and  UF  alum  that
contributed  $3.5 million
to  get  the  project  started
on the new residence for 
the UF president
...
built  on  the  site  of 
the  old Baby Gator 
child care center.
....
completed  just  in  time 
for the  arrival of   UF's
newest president ...
W. Kent Fuchs



Wednesday, February 25, 2015

around town ......... on the eastside


Odie  the Owl
recycled   metal   sculpture
SW   2nd  Ave
Gainesville,  Florida 

by   JRA   Welding


Tuesday, February 24, 2015

around town ...... at the Harn


Buddha's Ladder
artist  Paul Fullerton

Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art
UF campus
Gainesville, Florida



Monday, February 23, 2015

monday blue ....... gator style


 Gator Softball Team
February 2015 
..

watching the action at
Katie Seashole Pressly Stadium..
nice way to wind down the weekend 
and kick start the new week.





Sunday, February 22, 2015

move over groundhog .......


Red - winged Blackbird

seen a lot of the blackbirds 
at La  Chua  and the Prairie, 
but the first time I have seen
one on the feeders in the backyard..


oh  yes ...

the sight of robins  
and blackbirds 
is thought to be 
an indication that 
Spring is almost here.



Saturday, February 21, 2015

around Gainesville ....


Turtle Fountain
circa  1928
..
Thomas  Center  
Gainesville,  Florida