I’ve been seeing these my whole life, but never looked at them. They are allegorical murals of Cleveland, it’s history and natural resources. Painted by the same artist who did murals at the Lincoln Memorial, they have a beautiful art deco, almost Klimt-like, sensibility.
I stopped by the Swamp today to shoot some pictures, and came across this group.
The annual “Big Sit” brings bird watchers out for a 24-hour marathon. They draw a circle in the parking lot at the overlook, bring their telescopes, binoculars and 400mm lenses and catalog every bird they see.
Far too bright to take my favorite kinds of landscape photos (here’s one anyway) when we embarked for the Swamp last weekend, but still a good day to find some hidden flora — green, flowering, fungal — to try and take some photos. We had wildflowers: Grasses, and mushrooms. Lots of mushrooms. It would be […]