Some of Vancouver’s
Giant Laughing Statues…
…in Stanley Park.
Father after receiving his wig for his
74th birthday about ten years ago.
That year he had been treated for breast and
at least one other type of cancer…maybe two.
He celebrated his 86th birthday in mid-October.
Exuberant is a great adjective…
…for this scene in
When I first saw this theme…
…I immediately thought of this
form of communication.
Then nonverbal came to mind.
Definite signs of tenderness and caring
for each other are being exhibited.
Without context this is simply an image of two birds.
These two would look at each other and
exchange a few words, as in this photo.
They would then look straight ahead
while furiously bobbing their heads up and down.
When they had ‘laughed’ at the joke
they would start another story,
repeating the cycle every thirty seconds or so.
Must have been short jokes.
When ears are shaken in this manner,
know that you have been warned.
This elephant is definitely wanting its own
space and is telling tourists to get lost,
in no uncertain manner.
If unheeded the next move is to
lay the ears flat against its head and charge.
This youngsters parents were asking her
to stop so I could take my photos.
I felt her reply was not
a come hither gesture, however,
it is just another form of
It appears that young Maggie did not care about comfort
the day she licked up discarded cooking wine.
MGW thought Maggie was ill…until
she smelled Maggie’s breath. 🙂
About ten days after autumn rain
grass seeds begin to pop through
seeking warm sunshine.
Perhaps the rope is not as tangled
as it could be…
..so I added some rectangles of
which there are plenty.
I was wishing some of the tourists had stayed away
the day we visited Rome’s
It seems a life time ago since I was able
to jump like this without any concern
for the damage it was doing to my knees.
Wood from all over.
Horsham Botanic Gardens Statue.
Buninyong mining statue
Chessboard knight…or just a clever carving.