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A Walk in the Park 0

A few pictures from Norfolk’s Gardens by the Sea, where we enjoyed our Saturday afternoon:

Bee and Flower

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Signs of the Times 0

Seen at the entrance to a local bank.

Sign reading "No Firearms or Weapons Allowed on This Property.

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Plastic People, You’re Such a Drag 0

Norfolk’s Gardens by the Sea is currently running an exhibit of art made for detritus retrieved from the sea. The intent of the exhibit is to impress viewers with the extent, diversity, and permanence of the trash we so blithely discard.

Here are a few of the items.

Statue of Penguin

This contains, among other things, water bottles, a toilet seat, a refrigerator door, and several cooler lids.

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Some Roses 0

Some more pictures taken while strolling through Norfolk’s Gardens by the Sea on a nice spring day. The captions are taken from the signs on the little stakes next to the plants. The photos were edited in the GIMP:

Strike It Rich Rose

Strike It Rich Rose

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Some Flowers 0

A few more pictures from our recent visit to Norfolk’s Gardens by the Sea.

rhododendron

Rhododendron

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Some Camellias 0

A few more pictures from last weekend’s visit to Norfolk’s Gardens by the Sea.

Camellia Blossom

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Bonsai 0

Yesterday, we visited Norfolk’s Gardens by the Sea for the first time this season. Here’s a few of the bonsai trees in their Japanese Garden.

Bonsai tree

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In Flight 0

Another picture from my brother in Virginia’s Northern Neck.

Eagle in flght

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The Sentry 0

Eagle on perch

H/T my brother in Virginia’s Northern Neck.

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Flying High 0

Eagle in flight

H/T my brother in Virginia’s Northern Neck.

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Nature Red in Beak and Claw 0

Eagle with prey

H/T to my brother in Virginia’s Northern Neck.

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For the Person Who Wants a Dose of Reality with That Morning Cuppa 0

Seen at my local Marshall’s:

Coffee with label saying that it is "grounded.".

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Not So Scary Times 0

Robed women gradually fading into invisibility as they walk through a solid wall.

Via All Things Amazing, an image site (some images NSFW).

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And Now for a Change of Pace 0

Henri Jacob Fried, Grotto von Capri, 1835

Visit All Things Amazing, an image site (some images NSFW) for a larger image.

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And Now for an Interlude 0

Courtesy my brother in Virginia’s Northern Neck.

Rose-breasted grosbeak

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This Modern World 0

Pictures of Plague Doctors

Via All Things Amazing, an image site (some images NSFW).

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And Now for a Change of Pace 0

I don’t know how long I’ve had this aloe–long enough to have repotted several times in successively roomier pots.

This is the first time it’s bloomed.

Aloe in bloom

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And Now for a Brief Respite 0

From my brother on Virginia’s Northern Neck:

Juvenile eagle in flight as mature eagle looks on.

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A Topsy-Turvy Picture for Topsy-Turvy Times 0

Old sepia photo of four persons on the shore of a pond.  The persons are blurry, yet their reflections in the pond are sharp.

Via All Things Amazing, an image site (some images NSFW).

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And Now for a Brief Respite 0

Old photo of yellow flower.

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