Spring colors

Male Tanager and an Oriole in flight.

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Snow Flakes

snow crystals

Ever heard someone say that there are no two snowflakes exactly alike?  Our friends over at Snowcrystal.com says

“The short answer to the question is yes — it is indeed extremely unlikely that two complex snowflakes will look exactly alike.  It’s so extremely unlikely, in fact, that even if you looked at every one ever made you would not find any exact duplicates.
The long answer is a bit more involved — it depends on just what you mean by “alike,” and on just what you mean by “snowflake.”  Let’s look at the possibilities….” Find out more about snowflakes at snowflakes.com 

On the dock of the bay….

Otis Redding wrote Sittin on the dock of the bay back in 1967.  Just two days after the recording session for that song, he boarded a plane that crashed in a Lake near Madison Wisconsin.  Otis perished in the crash.  The song soared to number one becoming the first number one song posthumous in the United States.