Little Cub

We watched this little bundle of fur while in Cabo San Lucas Mexico a few years back.  I think he is a lion cub but if someone notices differently, please feel free to correct me.   If remembered right, he had a small injury on his nose that was healing and that is why he…

Chihuly in Watercolor

This was a fun little project for the Weekly Photo Challenge. First I selected one of the Chihuly glass art images from the Desert Botanical Gardens. This original image was enhanced with Photoshop; saturation bumped, unsharp mask, reduce dust and scratches and auto levels. This layer was then saved as a duplicate layer and a…

Trumpet Player

I can’t quit talking about New Orleans and I hope you’re not getting bored. Sorry, it is one of my newbie favorite places and I just can’t get enough of sharing it.  In Jackson Square there was so much to be seen and heard. Music was at every corner. Carriage rides were lined up for anyone…

Street Car On the Move

I’ve a love and fascination for trolleys and street cars even if they do chug along at a slow pace.  When on a street car, windows open, you can see more and enjoy more of the surroundings.  Plus, you still have the opportunity to snap a few pictures, especially if the pace is leisure.  This…

New Orleans On the Move

One of the most popular modes of transportation for young people in New Orleans is bicycle especially with this type of spring weather. New Orleans is one city that seems to be always on the move. People are out and about from early morning to well, early morning. It’s a happening fun action packed city…

Hummingbird on Guard

It spring at the Botanical Gardens here in Phoenix Arizona and hummingbirds are on Guard.  This little guy didn’t appear to be disturbed by anything as he attempted to scratch at something near his ear.  Do hummingbirds have ears located there?  I don’t know for sure.  But he was a lovely bird in a beautiful…