Wordless Wednesdays . . .
Wednesday afternoon, cloudy and cooler, but humid, 80 degrees.
Happy Birthday to English critic, biographer, essayist, poet, and lexicographer Samuel Johnson (September 18, 1709-December 13, 1784)—noted aphorist, known for The Vanity of Human Wishes (1749), and A Dictionary of the English Language (1755).
Wednesday afternoon, sunny and sultry, 89 degrees.
Continuing my love affair with Haiku, the Japanese flute, and dragonflies—incredible camera work . . .
Music by Kitaro, “Silk Road”
It took many years, but I finally have hummingbirds . . .
Wednesday morning, cloudy, cooler but humid, 78 degrees.
Bald eagles in flight on Vimeo by the Riverwood Conservancy:
As related to this: Trump rolls back endangered species act
Wednesday afternoon, cloudy and cooler, 79 degrees.
Victims of El Paso and Dayton Shootings (Source: CNN)
Bodies are removed from the scene of a mass shooting early Sunday in Dayton, Ohio, in which nine people died, the second mass killing in the country in as many days. (John Minchillo/Associated Press)
Memorial in aftermath of El Paso mass shooting (Wang Ying Xinhua News Agency/Newscom)
Stephen Romero: six-year-old victim of Gilroy Garlic Festival mass shooting (family photo)
The Hope Border Institute held a prayer vigil Sunday in El Paso, Texas. Photo: Mark Lambie/The El Paso Times/Associated Press
Aftermath of Dayton Mass Shooting (John Minchillo/Shutterstock)
A memorial continues to grow in Dayton, where nine people were gunned down and another 27 were hurt in a mass shooting early Sunday. (Source: Amber Jayanth)
Sometimes, word are simply not enough.
Music by 2Cellos, “Now We Are Free”
“July. Silence. Complete silence.
The whole world floated.” ~ Lola Ridge, from “Silence”
Wednesday morning, sunny and mild, 75 degrees.
From La Collectionneuse (1967):
Music by Frédéric Chopin, Etude in A Flat Major, Op. 25 No. 1, “Aeolian Harp”