Sand Castles

These are sand sculptures from the Port Aransas, TX Gulf Coast SandFest.  A competition is held every year there in late April..  There are only two components to these sculptures;  Sand and water.  Wet sand is compacted in layers in wood forms.  After compaction the forms are removed and the delicate art of sculpture begins.


What is black and white and read all over?An embarrassed zebra! Zebras are several species of African horse family united by their distinctive black and white stripes. Their stripes come in different patterns, unique to each individual. They are generally social animals that live in small harems to large herds. Unlike their closest relatives, horses … Read moreZebra

Canines of Africa

I found three different species of Canines on my safari.  The Spotted Hyena, the Jackal and the beautiful but endangered  Painted Wild Dog. If you look closely at the Hyena pup’s eyes you will see the reflection of our safari van.  This photo was submitted to and  printed in one of the magazines that I subscribe to.. … Read moreCanines of Africa