I saw this one this morning and thought, “Really? How did this guy know when to take the picture?” Very cool.
Captoin: A bee flies around pear tree blossoms on Monday, March 19, 2012. The driveway to the Frontier Culture Museum in Staunton is now lined with white blooming pear trees. Photo: Pat Jarrett / Associated Press
Hmm, I wonder where Staunton is? Oh, it’s here http://www.frontiermuseum.org/
This one reminded me of scenes from the Dust Bowl, and the time I drove east out of Flagstaff and looked in my rearview mirror.
Caption: In a Sunday, March 18, 2012 photo provided by the Yuma, Colo., Pioneer, a wildfire sends up a huge wall of smoke, forcing authorities to temporarily close a section of U.S. Highway 34 east of Yuma County, Colo., when the fire filled the skies with so much smoke that firefighters couldn’t see the flames. Evacuated residents of the small Colorado town of Eckley have been allowed to return home after firefighters contained most of the wildfire. Photo: Tony Rayl / Associated Press
Yuma is here: Yuma, CO, and Eckley is just down the road to the east.
I used to think Alcatraz was just a prison, but was reminded of it’s military history when I came across this: