Tuesday, June 20, 2017


This is a sunset shot taken from a I-10 overpass on the south side of Beaumont. Tropical Storm Cindy probably had a large hand in the color scheme -- tropical systems seem to make sunsets more interesting as the systems approach

Monday, June 12, 2017

So just a couple hours before our pool party this weekend, Linda sees this guy taking a swim and asks me to get him out. Not wanting to hop in I went for the net. He apparently sees what's coming and hops out (guess he got all his laps in and decided to call it a day).

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Flittering Giant Swallowtail butterfly adds lift to birthday party



This flitter was fluttering around at a birthday party for three of our grandchildren yesterday. Because of her size she made quite an impression -- She appears to be a Giant Swallowtail (Papilio cresphontes).

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Feathery sunset watchers of Bolivar Peninsula

The suns sets over East Bay on the Bolivar Peninsula ( on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico) while a Brown Pelican and a Gull take up their sunset posts at the dock by the Stingaree  Restaurant and bar to enjoy the view.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Sky flying wrestlers

A wrestler takes a flying leap at his opponent -- seeming to flaunt his personal safety -- at a Mexican festival in downtown Beaumont.

Monday, April 24, 2017

Fire-filled nightfall on Bolivar Peninsula's East Bay

A fiery sun slides into East Bay off Bolivar Peninsula as the boat docks grow quiet for the night.