Grand Tetons Moose

Came across this beautiful creature in the Grand Tetons, Wyoming.

It’s what everyone is searching for out there, a glimpse of wildlife in its natural environment.

It’s also crazy how close people will get to these animals in order to get the shot they want.

I found solace in understanding I don’t have to outrun these wild animals if they turn aggressive, I only have to outrun the humans who got too close in the first place.

Northern Goshawk?

I’ve been trying to get a photo of this hunter of the skies for a very long time.

I often see it when it’s too late, in the midst of its steep dive onto its prey, for a while I believed someone was operating a drone and dropping it to ground quickly, but then realized its a raptor of some sort.

It lurks very high, floating when it can in wind gusts, scanning below, often turning its head completely to study the space beneath, and then it happens…wings fold, it drops from the sky at an angle, opening, adjusting wings to stay on course, and then, gone below the tree line where I am certain it gets its prey…

Northern Cardinal

I look forward to seeing these Northern Cardinals. It never gets old.

We have some construction going on and I think that has disrupted the wildlife around our building. It was a welcome site to have this visitor yesterday.

Balcony Is Poppin!

The ladies doing a great job with the flowers once again. Even though I’m the only one that hangs out there, they still make it look nice all year round!

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Have a great day!

Tony

Aerial Combat

Very active sky yesterday afternoon. Crows attacking this hawk. At one time it was seven to one. The Hawk departed the area unscathed!

American Goldfinch

He’s a daily visitor now. Feasting on the Black-eyed Susans and sunflowers, they are almost gone and yet this ones family stops by daily. It’s been a pleasure to have them this year.

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The Marshlands

Miss heading here. It’s been closed ever since the tropical storm came through about a month ago and did some significant damage. love this place. It’s where I grew up running around everyday. It’s my quiet place, well, at least one if my quiet places. Hope it opens back up soon….

New Episode Tuesday!

New episode coming Tuesday

Join me as I engage in a very interesting conversation with a complete stranger on the front lawn of Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pa, USA, as he shares his story of enduring racism, police brutality, and problems within the judicial system.

We then move to topics like humanity, Black Lives Matter, All Lives Matter, Blue Lives Matter, understanding we are all individuals with dissimilar narratives and backgrounds and that’s ok, opening ones mind, and having respect for all human beings…and after all of this…we depart as friends and hopefully have a better understanding of each other.

Independence Hall, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Independence Hall

Monday/Tuesday targeted drop day for this episode!

Thank you!

Tony

Serenity Now

That ‘vortex of negativity’ I always talk about avoiding? Well somehow it got hold of me and I am currently fighting my way back, I’m not completely consumed…I’m stuck at the entrance but it’s incredibly strong and I’m giving it all I can to get out.

What happened? The world and everything bad happened to find a crack through my armor and began to seep in.

Somehow…someway…violence towards others, hatred, lawlessness….they all have found an accepting place in our society…where in my world…none of that is now or will ever be acceptable.

I’m not talking about isolated pockets. I am talking about large masses.

I think we have lost the positive message. It’s been stolen away by the savagery of that violence, hatred, and lawlessness

Normally I see it coming…the storm cloud…but I didn’t see this one…and to be honest…I am worried for us all…

Praying things get better. Yes…I’ve turned to prayer a long time ago.

Violence and hatred never solves anything.

You can beat a man into submission but that will never change what’s in his mind.

Prayer…

I’m praying this settles down…

Maybe you can join me in prayers….

Breaking News: Little Green Worm Spotted on Seventh Floor Balcony!

Breaking News: ‘Little Green Worm’ spotted on seventh floor balcony eying up some plants. This is our news report prior to airing on tonight’s news broadcast. Just giving you a behind the scene on how we prepare stories! Note: No life forms of any sort were injured or killed while filming this. (The worm is fine. Seriously!) #nature #naturevideos #naturevideo #naturevideography #insects #insectvideo #insects #findingsubjects #podcast #podcasts #podcastsofinstagram #naturephotography #lumix #lumixfz80 #lumixfz82 #humor #humor😂 #worm #worms

LIFE IS TOO SERIOUS TO BE TOO SERIOUS!

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