Dripping Stigma

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San Francisco’s de Young Museum is famous for its wide variety of artifacts from all over the world. It’s less famous, however, for the beautiful sunflowers that decorate its restroom sinks! Larger version viewable here.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Borneo River Toad

Borneo River Toad

This rather stoic fellow can be found inside the Osher Rainforest at the Academy of Sciences. Unlike many animals, he just sat there calmly and let museum-goers get a good look. Larger version available here.

Blue And Yellow Macaw

Blue And Yellow Macaw

Came across this fellow while he was getting an afternoon snack. He didn’t seem to mind me, though…Large version available here.

Ladybug Droplets

Ladybug Droplets

Large version available here. Came across this during my morning walk. Hopefully she liked the shower…

As We Walk In Fields Of Gold

Endless Poppies

You’ll forget the sun in his jealous sky

As we walk in fields of gold…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Drooping And Dripping

Drooping And Dripping

This week’s challenge is all about freshness, so I went out after this morning’s sprinkle and found this. Large version available here.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Fresh, Or: Shining Raindrops

Shining Raindrops

This week’s photo challenge is all about freshness. For me, there’s nothing quite so fresh as raindrops on a blooming flower. Large version also available here.

First Drops Of Spring

First Drops Of Spring

Spring isn’t my favorite time of year, but it’s easily the best for flower photography. Here’s the first of (hopefully) many flowers of 2015!

Daily Prompt: Autumn Remnant

Autumn Remnant

Today’s Daily Prompt asks for the last photo you took, and the story behind it. Well, it’s the middle of January, and most of the trees around here are bare. However, there are some out back that still haven’t given in to the ravages of time. I looked out the window and was struck at how beautiful and colorful the fallen leaves were. It also reminded me of a certain song…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Yellow, Or: Wet Hibiscus

Wet Hibiscus

This week’s challenge calls for something yellow, so here’s one of the many, many hibiscus flowers on Hawaii’s Big Island.