Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Fire-breathing sky


A fire-breathing sky  in Beaumont, TX settling in for the night.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Sunset: Flecked, brushed, hatched and pied

Flecked, brushed, hatched and pied, this sunset from last week caught my eye as it gave calm comfort to the ending of a busy day.

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Calico shore bird turns escape artist


We were down on Bolivar Peninsula checking out the pre-storm conditions (with Hurricane Harvey moving up through the Gulf of Mexico) when I shot this photo of a Rudy Turnstone.  Because of the bright conditions, I didn't notice at the time that this guy had gotten snagged in what looks like a remnant from a net.  I checked the photos I took after this and notice that he did finally get free from his bondage.

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Clouds circle around as storm builds


This was a look at an interesting circular cloud on Sunday.  The first view was as we were driving home from the north side of Beaumont. and the second was at our house, just moments before the heavy rain started coming down.


Monday, June 26, 2017

Setting sun can't quench boiling mad storm

This was part of the thunderstorm that violently boiled up over our house at sunset yesterday.  The storm dumped about two inches of rain as the daylight faded.

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