Memory Monday slide redux, Week 12

This week, I’m returning to the year 1951, when my parents were in San Antonio, Texas, and visited what was then known as the Brackenridge Zoo. I shared most of these animal pictures back in late November 2016 (scroll to the bottom of the page), and I figured I should close out that collection of images before I move on […]

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Pink and red

Today wasn’t the first time I’d seen the wild rose bush growing along the shore at Lake Natoma; but this morning its bright red rose hips caught my eye. Apparently, they won’t be ripe until later in the year, but they looked so irresistible, I picked one to bring home with me. And I wasn’t the only one checking out […]

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Dog paddle

The morning was warm, and when she had the chance to go for a swim, this dog didn’t hesitate! She headed out toward the middle of the lake, and for awhile it looked like she meant to stay out there all day. It took several minutes of her owner calling her back before she eventually turned back toward the shore. […]

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Airborne

What happens when you surprise a couple of does on your morning walk? If you’re lucky, they stand around for a few minutes, staring at you and trying to decide what their next move should be. These two girls seemed inclined to carry on as before, picking their way up the hill to my left — until they suddenly heard […]

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