Driving in Trinidad, lovely hibiscus, and other tidbits

I can't go anywhere and not keep an eye out for beautiful flowers. Trinidad is teeming with them but stopping to take a few photos isn't always easy.

Not in America anymore, Toto

Finally, I was able to get out of Orlando for a while. Monday prior I left America for Trinidad and Tobago. Locals here simply refer to it as T & T or TT. Let me tell you, this is a horrible and most wretched county to travel to! Just stop if you’re planning to come … Continue reading Not in America anymore, Toto

Moody Monday: Garden roses, mental health and Florida living

Fuscia Pink Garden Rose - JoAnn Ryan - Orlando. FL Is there anything better than a rose? Yes, of course there is... lot's of roses. All these photos were taken right in the backyard where I live. I can't take credit for their cultivation though. That is my landlady's doing. Currently, I live in a … Continue reading Moody Monday: Garden roses, mental health and Florida living

Wacky Wednesday: Chickens at the library and the Econlockhatchee River

Several years ago now I attended some kind of writing thing at a library in the little town of Oviedo, Florida. Afterwards, as I exited the library and was walking to my car, I noticed some chickens wandering around the library grounds. The grounds are lovely by the way, leafy, grassy and laden with towering … Continue reading Wacky Wednesday: Chickens at the library and the Econlockhatchee River

Wildflower Wednesday: Lively Lantana in the Florida “winter”

The wind blew as wild as these lovely lantana flowers grow on the day I attempted to snap these photos. When something catches a photography lover’s eye relatively little will stop that person from trying to steal a capture.

Florida foliage: Captivating callicarpa

I took these pixies back in October of last year on the same trip to the local park as when I took the photos for the "The phenomenal flaming torch." Just like the flaming torch these instantly caught my eye. They are quite unique aren’t they? So robust and striking... they almost look fake as … Continue reading Florida foliage: Captivating callicarpa