My Hometown

I spent a few days in my hometown in Minnesota at the end of September. I miss the big lake. We had some wave action the first night - nothing like it can be - but it was fun to watch. Sometime I'd like to go back when they have the REALLY big waves. Maralee

Last Cheetah Sighting

Just a few hours before we left the Mara, we spotted this Cheetah across the river. We were hoping it would go down to the river to drink, and it was heading in that direction, but it paused and then turned around and went back up the hill.

Bee Eaters

For these photos, we did a little experimenting. I had already gotten some bee-eater photos so we decided to slow the shutter speed to get some blur. But it took two to take these photos. Bee-eaters will generally return to the same branch when it goes off to catch an insect. So when one of …