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Sunday, April 30, 2017

If You Decide to Hang a Slab of Ribs in Your Backyard . . .

I'm not sure why anyone would, but if you should decide some day to hang a slab of ribs from a tree in your backyard, be careful where you put it . . . because . . . 

. . . you just never know when the neighborhood cat will come wandering by.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Easter Weekend with the Tigers - San Diego Zoo

I spent a good portion of Easter Weekend with the Malayan Tigers at the San Diego Zoo.  Here are a few pictures from Friday and Sunday.

There was a lot of lounging and napping going on Friday.

I did get at least one picture of something other than a tiger - this little green lizard on the face of the cliff above the pond in the tiger habitat.  

Connor came out at about 9:30 on Sunday morning.

Within just a couple of minutes he was busy munching his way through breakfast.

Click here to see a few more images of the Malayan Tigers at the San Diego Zoo on Easter weekend 2017.

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Pride of Madiera and Cactus - Balboa Park (San Diego)

There is a nice little Desert Garden next to the Rose Garden in San Diego's Balboa Park.  We wandered through there early on Sunday evening.

There is only small Pride of Madiera in this garden, but we found it at just the right time in bloom.


Rose Garden in Bloom - Balboa Park (San Diego)

The Rose Garden in San Diego's Balboa Park is in full bloom right now.  We stopped by late in the day on Sunday to take a look.

Click here to see a few more images from the Rose Garden in Balboa Park, San Diego, California from April 9, 2017.

Monday, April 10, 2017

Blossoms - Japanese Friendship Garden - Balboa Park - San Diego

We stopped in to check out the Spring bloom at the Japanese Friendship Garden in Balboa Park in San Diego about a week ago.  It was a very nice early evening walk.

Heather and I were not the only ones enjoying an early evening stroll through one of the nicest gardens in San Diego.  An annual membership here is quite worthwhile, allowing you to pop in and out whenever you want.

Click here to see a few more images from the Japanese Friendship Garden in San Diego's Balboa Park on April 2, 2017.

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Little Italy - San Diego, California

Heather and I took a little walk around San Diego's Little Italy one evening last month.  Here are few images.

Click here to see a few more from San Diego's Little Italy, all taken with a Fuji X100F.

Snow Day - Amur Leopard - San Diego Zoo

It was a "snow day" for the Asian Cats at the San Diego Zoo yesterday.  I spent some time watching the Amur Leopard explore around the fresh snow in her habitat.


(Mostly) Big Cats - San Diego Zoo

Here are a few images from back in January at the San Diego Zoo.

First up, the Fishing Cat.

Snow Leopard.

Amur Leopard.

Malayan Tiger.


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Header image: Cibola National Wildlife Refuge, Cibola, Arizona. End image: Downtown San Diego, California skyline from Coronado Island. Profile picture: Craters of the Moon National Monument, Idaho, by Heather Baiamonte.