Scenes of Old Havana

Scenes from our “Tour of Five Plazas” – see Mapa Cultural. And our ride to dinner that night in the old cars. I loved the old city and would like to return to see it more leisurely. We had a guide who told us which architectual features were from which time period, but too much to remember – could take notes or take pictures, not … Continue reading Scenes of Old Havana

Walking in the Woods

It has gotten very warm – up in the 60’s, which is unusual in early March – so I took a walk in the woods. I spent some time throwing snowballs in the creek – the creek was very full (not overflowing) from snowmelt. The ground is still frozen, so all the water runs away – filling the Great Lakes. The snow melting makes such interesting … Continue reading Walking in the Woods

Tuesday Movie – Whisky Tango Foxtrot

Went to see a new movie today – Whiskey Tango Foxtrot. This light version of a woman reporter (Tina Fey) going to a war zone on the spur of the moment is good. It is not a deep indictment of the futility of war, but does touch on the effect of the U.S. war against the Taliban in Afghanistan on does touch on the effect … Continue reading Tuesday Movie – Whisky Tango Foxtrot

Winter Birds

I’ve added a few feeders to the bird stations. We have been attracting lots of Pine Siskins – a close relative of the Goldfinch. Also, Woodpeckers, and squirrels. I’ve been using the hubby’s Panasonic G3 with an old Nikkor 105 – manual focus required – with very sharp optics. I had some trouble with the focus, but the photos in focus are great. Continue reading Winter Birds