Midnight in Melbourne

Melbourne Florida, that is.

The iPhone holds for 3 seconds to catch a wave

Do not disturb. Sea Turtle at work. Laying eggs.

Thank goodness for a zoom and a shutter that stays open a bit to capture the scene click here for some tips to follow during Sea Turtle Nesting Season

We hurried back to the motel so she could have some privacy. I can’t believe we actually saw her.

Hold still! the iPhone says. Shutter open for 3 seconds. It’s hard to hold it still. Wishing I’d brought a mini tripod to hold the phone steady.

How many eggs do sea turtles lay? The number of eggs in a nest, called a clutch, varies by species. In addition, sea turtles may lay more than one clutch during a nesting season. On average, sea turtles lay 110 eggs in a nest, and average between 2 to 8 nests a season.”

Split Rock Lighthouse Guest Blog

Grandson Michael shared these photographs he took on vacation at Split Rock Lighthouse in Two Harbors, Minnesota.

Northern Shore Lake Superior
Split Rock Lighthouse
“designed by lighthouse engineer Ralph Russell Tinkham and was completed in 1910
Two Harbors, Minnesota

Michael Malle Painted The Legends of Pittsburgh

The Legends of Pittsburgh by Michael Malle

The Legends of Pittsburgh mural was a mural of some of the ‘Burgh’s all time best baseball players from both the Pirates and the Homestead Grays. It was an enlargement of a painting that Michael Malle did, with players selected by the Pirates to represent Pittsburgh’s baseball history. From left to right: Kiki Cuyler, Ralph Kiner, Fred Clarke, Max Carey, Paul and Lloyd Waner, Danny Murtaugh, Josh Gibson, Arky Vaughn, Willie Stargell, Pie Traynor (kneeling), Bill Mazeroski, Roberto Clemente and Honus Wagner.” Pittsburgh Murals and Public Art

At Second Avenue and Ross Street
Downtown Pittsburgh

Are You a Nutella Fan?

Nutella – Yes or no?

“Nutella is a brand of sweetened hazelnut cocoa spread. Nutella is manufactured by the Italian company Ferrero and was first introduced in 1964, although its first iteration dates to 1963
Maura a few years ago

Red Raspberry Pie

Three months ago I helped someone with their knitting. Yesterday they came to my front porch and I received this unexpected treat. Raspberries are about my favorite fruit. They taste like summer.

Sand Hill Berries is a family-owned and operated small fruits farm located in the foothills of the beautiful Laurel Highlands of southwestern Pennsylvania. Our farm specializes in red raspberries, red currants, black currants, gooseberries, yellow raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, and strawberries”