182/365 – Snubbed

Today I decided to take some pictures of the birds that were having a ball in our yard and our little fountain. There were all kinds of birds, some that I had never seen. I was excited! Well, as soon as I set shop nearby they all disappeared. Very frustrating. But these two House Finches pitied me and came by for just a few seconds, no more…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Jubilant

For this week’s photo challenge Michelle invites us to share images that say Jubilant.

This little guy was screaming and giggling so hard, even the savvy Santa Monica Pier seagulls were a bit taken aback by his jubilation.


The pigeons at San Marco Square, in Venice, were not bothered by this girl’s jubilation. Jubilant_DSC1302

But there is no bigger expression of jubilation than the roar of adoring soccer fans after a goal.Web_DSC0470_edited-1