Maybe it's because I live in an arid climate, but the rain forest has always fascinated me. The lush foliage grows so fast you can almost watch it uncurl. These emerging ferns are a particular favorite - I love how the light glows through them, softened by the overhead canopy.
I admit it, I'm a sucker for lily ponds. I'm not sure if it's because I really liked Kermit as a kid, or just the serenity of the scene (or maybe a bit of both). The Hilo zoo has an amazing pond, and it's been in bloom every time I visit. Now all I need [...]
This week's Friday Photo is posted on the following Monday due to technical challenges (yep, even engineers sometimes fat finger the keyboard). Several years ago we went to the Big island of Hawaii, and visited the Hilo Zoo. It's a really cool facility, especially for a small town. Near the entrance there's a lake, and [...]