Saturday, May 27, 2006


Many moons ago, I was a Public Health Nurse. Part of my workload included contact tracing of sexually transmitted diseases. I encountered many "interesting" cases in that line of work.

None were as interesting as this particular STD cluster in a retirement community in Florida. (Where else?)

Thursday, May 25, 2006

Cheeky little chipmunk Posted by Picasa

Lunchtime Posted by Picasa

Canada Gosling Posted by Picasa

Incongruous - an eight inch koi (??) swimming in Remington Pond. I suspect this was someone's pet goldfish, who was given his freedom when the Army said "it's time to move again." Posted by Picasa

Goldfinch Posted by Picasa

All in a row. Posted by Picasa

Vigilant Mother Goose Posted by Picasa

Dawn, 25 May 2006 Posted by Picasa

Wednesday, May 24, 2006

Not quite what I had intended

It seems that tree swallows have taken up residence in the bluebird box.
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Tuesday, May 23, 2006

Quote of the day

We have reached a deplorable state where an injured horse elicits a stronger response than a dead or maimed fellow American.

See the full text of Mark Brennan's essay here.

Sunday, May 21, 2006

Playing around with Picasa Posted by Picasa

Again with the soft focus! Posted by Picasa

Leaving "The County" on the Glenora Ferry. Posted by Picasa

We have declared this to be The Year of the Lilac. Posted by Picasa

Horses in "The County" Posted by Picasa

Prince Edward County, May 2006 Posted by Picasa

Thursday, May 18, 2006

Bluebird after the rain Posted by Picasa

Most definitely, an Eastern Bluebird! This is an auspicious day. Posted by Picasa

SQUEEEEEEE!!! I just saw a bluebird! This is the first time I've ever seen one in real life! Posted by Picasa

Wednesday, May 17, 2006

I've never wanted a tattoo ..

.. but in a few decades' time, I might get one like the one that retired nurse Mary Wohlford has.

Monday, May 15, 2006

Candlelight and tulips Posted by Picasa

Tulips, backlit with a candle. Posted by Picasa

Another artsy tulip shot. The tulips are from my garden. The artwork above the tulips is a pencil sketch done by my great-great uncle, Isaac Cullin. Posted by Picasa

Blossoms, blossoms everywhere Posted by Picasa

I didn't think this picture would turn out very well, but I like it. Posted by Picasa

A touch of pink Posted by Picasa

More trilliums Posted by Picasa