Ripples and Wakes

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Taking Flight

I took this photo with my cell phone (on airplane mode) after lift-off from Austin, TX.  Below the cloud layer the region was being deluged by rain and zapped with lightning.  Above the storm I was greeted with a rising full moon.  Ascend.

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Warm Reflections

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Austin, TX

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Golden Dawn

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Sunset, Airborn

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Slimy and Scaly Creatures

Growing up in Texas, I developed an early fascination for all things slimy and scaly: lizards, snakes, frogs, salamanders, newts, and turtles.  My attitude toward anything that hopped, scampered, slithered, or swam was somewhat akin to Golem’s “fondness” for world-destroying golden rings, except that mine was more a combination of a scientific and artistic appreciation for these creatures.  Less doomsday and split-personality, shall we say.  In celebration of small creatures:

 

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Gecko on the Big island of Hawaii.

 

 

Auratus

Dendrobates auratus-one of the first poison dart frogs I bred in captivity.

 

 

Frogs

In search of bullfrogs in Michigan.