When a thought bubble labeled “good men you know” floats above my head, I fill it up quick as you please with several names: Buck, Wally Jones (my older brother), Charlie Haas (my brother-in-law), Richard Westmark (my step-son), Richard Gibson (my step-son-in-law), Sid Jones (my nephew), and Harold Swilley. There are many others in my life, but these are the “A” list that fill up that first thought bubble.
One of them, my brother Wally, got a new camera recently, and has begun to photograph subjects of greatest interest to him: his family and nature. Turns out he’s a gifted photographer, and has been kind enough to let me share a recent photo essay from a walk in a marsh near his home in central Florida. Wally’s photos were taken on June 15. There are some birds in this series that I had never heard of or seen before. How about you?
So, get ready for a heavy dose of natural splendor, Florida style. Just sit back and enjoy these stunning photos. Accompanying text and photos below are courtesy of Wallace Jones.
“I took a stroll yesterday morning through a marshy area just south of town. The sun had just broken the horizon, not a sign of a cloud was in the bright blue sky and the air was fresh and clean.”