Florida Birdies

Some birdies seen on the grounds of the Ringling Museum. Double-Crested Cormorant take over an anchored boat Mockingbird A flock of non-native Nanday Parakeets goes screeching by. They are the noisiest birds ever. Mergansers and ducks An argument breaks out between two Snowy Egrets An Osprey flies in with a fish… …and has lunch. Anhinga … More Florida Birdies

The Ringling Museum

  The Ringling Museum in Sarasota is built around the home of John Ringling, one of the owners of the Ringling Brothers/Barnum and Bailey Circus. Before there was TV, before there were movies, before there was vaudeville, there was the circus. The site contains a museum of circus history, a collection of art, and a … More The Ringling Museum

RIP Little Toshiba

Well, my poor little Toshiba netbook, who has given me four or five years of service (she was still running Windows 7) has finally gone off to that big computer store in the sky.  RIP, little friend. I’ve replaced her with an HP netbook, one with a bigger screen but that weighs only half as … More RIP Little Toshiba