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I normally post all the monochrome stuff on The Fuzzy Foto. But, I saw this in my files and I remember how interested in it I was at the time. Many years ago, somebody chopped off this very large limb from a Live Oak tree on the plant property. It’s still attached to the tree. The worst pruning job I ever saw in my entire life, I think. It almost looks fossilized…. Read More

Since this is a new year, I am starting over. ♥ I will be posting what I see. No particular theme or composition. Just whatever attracts my attention. ♥   The other night, I photographed Big Lucy. He’s grown into a really big boy since I got him in June. He and Little Lucy fascinate me. He shed the skin from one of his back legs. It fits on my index finger… Read More

Happy New Year!! 2015 This will be the year that I die. Remember the old Buddy Holly song? Below is a late night photo that I took for a friend, Lemony Gregg, as a joke. I later titled it, “Cause of Death”. It was taken sometime in the fall of 2014. I was seventy-two years old. I got to be seventy-two years old (plus seven months) not by making New Year’s Resolutions,… Read More

This is an old shot from a couple of years ago. The trumpet vine grew across an outdoor canvas print in the pergola. I watched it attach its roots to the canvas knowing the damage it was doing. Somehow, I didn’t mind. I saw it by chance in my files. It is far more appealing to me than a Christmas tree. I post it here, just because… 🙂

A couple of years ago, I included this cup in a post. My tribute to my friends at Mickey D’s. Last year at Christmas, I posted the photos of all of my kids who work there. This year, I’m borrowing a cool photograph by Annalisa Ceccotti That many of you may find far more interesting. It is obviously a great deal more professional than my own. But, I didn’t have a model… Read More

I have neglected my sweet Sammy! I had fun playing with the image above, but this post is not about graphics manipulation. It is about life. A life devoid of passion Is not a life, It is an existence. One morning this week, I woke up late. I leaped out of bed and raced to the kitchen. The chameleons had not been misted for twelve hours! I filled the mister with warm… Read More

Hugo is always hunting. He sees a cricket and is a millisecond away from projecting his tongue to capture it. In the photo above, the long projectile coming out of his mouth is the thin portion of his long tongue. In the first photo in the gallery below, you can see where it joins the big muscle at the end. Above, he has just retracted his tongue with a cricket stuck to… Read More

Little Hugo arrived last week from Kammerflage Kreations in California. He made his FedEx overnight flight connection and arrived at my door right on schedule. I opened the box, and there he was in his plastic cup. He looked as happy as a little clam. I photographed him before I removed the cup from the packing box. This is our first glimpse of each other! Right away, he began to explore his… Read More

Charlie, I’m including a few photos from Thanksgiving 2014. Linda and Hazel came down for a few days. We had such a really good, laid-back holiday. We were all sitting on my porch talking. You, Mom and Linda were sitting on the sofa. Hazel and I were sitting opposite you in the chairs beside the lamp table. Dad was sitting in one of the tall chairs at the porch dining table. Max… Read More

The last picture of Sam in his old house. I could claim that this was his reaction to the move, but I think he is practicing to be a big boy. Or, he is annoyed with the camera! Here, I am moving Sam to his new house. He will climb onto my hand if I offer it. He looks a bit suspicious of the new house. He’s certainly checking it out! Sam… Read More