Saturday, October 24, 2009

Roseate Spoonbills

are still in residence at Huntington Beach State Park.



and enjoy the company of Egrets, Ibises and Wood Storks.

Friday, October 23, 2009

What's a Willet?

The Willet is a large shore bird in the sandpiper family. These photos were taken at the freshwater lagoon at Huntington Beach State Park.


Thursday, October 22, 2009

Triple Falls

is located in DuPont State Forest in Western North Carolina and has three cascades with a total 120-foot drop. The falls was featured in a scene in the movie "Last of the Mohicans". A photograph of Triple Falls was instrumental in convincing the state to purchase the property, which is now a 10,000 acre state forest.



Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Hooker Falls

located in the Dupont State Forest in Western North Carolina. Water from Little River drops 11 feet into Cascade Lake.




video
video from the iphone

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Carl Sandburg Home - part 3

Mrs. Sandburg bred prize-winning goats and ran the farm business. The current goats are descended from the original herd.



Sunday, October 18, 2009

Carl Sandburg Home - part 2

264 acres of beauty and tranquility in Western North Carolina.



Saturday, October 17, 2009

Carl Sandburg Home - part 1

Carl Sandburg, poet, minstrel, lecturer, biographer, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author, spent the last 22 years of his life on a mountain farm near Flat Rock, NC. The land is now a national historic site.


Monday, October 12, 2009

Covered Bridges

My small collection of six covered bridges from four different states. Hopefully, I can add to this collection since there are currently about 750 covered bridges in the U.S.

Wednesday, October 07, 2009

A Flock of Canadian Geese



making a synchronized landing.
Muskingum River in Zanesville, Ohio