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Barbary Macaque at the Top of the Rock, Gibraltar. The macaques of Gibraltar are famous. For many, seeing and interacting with the monkeys is a top reason for visiting the Top of the Rock. On our visit, my husband got … Continue reading
Barbary Macaque, Gibraltar.
Barbary Macaque on Gibraltar, British Overseas Territory. This monkey looks how I feel right now. Thoughtful, introspective, contemplative. I’m thinking of my recent trip to Southern Spain, Tangier (Morocco), and Gibraltar (UK). I wonder what the monkey had on its mind. … Continue reading
Our rent-a-jeep on the East Coast of Cozumel (Jan. 2007). This past weekend brought two days of snow, wind, and chilly temperatures. Yes, it is technically spring, but it’s still feeling like winter. England is not special in this respect. … Continue reading
Sheep beside Sherborne Brook, Sherborne, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom. After several much-needed days of sunshine, I find myself under grey skies once again, yearning for spring, a cup of hot chocolate, and something to snuggle. So I mentally cozied up to … Continue reading
Cherry Blossoms, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom (February 2013). I took my camera with me today to see what I might see and, happily, I came upon a bird standing very still among leafless stalks and dead leaves. It cocked its head, … Continue reading
White Rhinoceros and Milky Storks (I think) at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, San Diego, California (Dec. 2012).
African Lion at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, California (Dec. 2012). When I first saw the male lion lounging on top of an old car I felt intimidated. After all, I’d seen nature shows. I know what lions do … Continue reading
Giraffes at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, California (Dec. 2012). What could make this parent and child snuggle more adorable? Notice the heart-shaped spot on the parent’s neck just below the child’s nose. Too cute! And not a result … Continue reading