Tag Archives: nature

Bees and Butterflies / Indy Zoo


Sea Lion / Indy Zoo

Meerkats / Indy Zoo

Yellow-Billed Hornbill / Indy Zoo

Lorikeet / Indy Zoo

Swamp Island Drive – “Big Boy” Gator

As normal, I saved the best for last. This is the final day of my “Swamp Island Drive” photo series. About 2-3 miles from the Baby Gator, I come across 6-7 foot “Big Boy” along Swamp Island Drive at the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge. Assuming he’s a boy of course. Funny little story about this […]

Swamp Island Drive – Baby Gator

Those who know me well know that I am a Gator fan. Not just the Gators affiliated with the University of Florida, but also a big fan of Alligator mississippiensis, or the American Alligator. I cannot begin to tell you how many times I have been to Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park and for some […]

Swamp Island Drive – Devastation and Renewal

There is always two sides to every story. While plenty of beauty exists in and around the Okefenokee Swamp, it has its share of horror as well. The area was devastated by wildfires in 2007 and again in 2011. To describe the extent of the wildfire in 2006, smoke could effected visibility as far south […]

Swamp Island Drive – The Okefenokee Swamp

Most people think of a swamp as this dark, murky, dreary uninviting habitat. And yes, it can be at times. But as you have seen the last few days, there is a great amount of beauty that exists as well. Today, I want to share with you the beautiful views of the Okefenokee National Wildlife […]

Swamp Island Drive – Water Lilies

Continuation of my series “Swamp Island Drive” with Water Lillies from the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge