Some cute female Chaffinches

These chaffinches were clearly interested in this outdoor seating area at a restaurant. Of course curious birds looking for handouts make great photography models… Are you gonna give me something or what?! You can see that cute little green rump Anyone who eats outside with me has to tolerate me paying attention to everything other […]

Part 2 of the Rime of the Ancient Mariner, by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

I was obsessed with albatrosses for a time in college, I even used Diomedeida (the family of albatrosses) as a log-in name at the time. I loved albatrosses ever since I heard that an albatross can stay aloft for over a year, never landing, that they have an almost 12 ft wing span, and that […]