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Fifteen Minutes Could Save You

Saw this little critter basking in a flower-pool on our walk through the Hawai’i Tropical Bioreserve and Garden. I believe it is a Gold Dust Day Gecko, which is indeed the species that a certain insurance mascot is based on. Coincidentally, the botanical gardens are about fifteen minutes north of Hilo, HI. Absolutely worth the trip; I’m still sorting through the photos and will have many more to post.

Victory

Victory

Victory – “A Gift to the People of Lowell from James C. Ayer. Erected July 4, 1867.”  A draped woman with wings holding the laurel wreath of victory and the harvest sheaf representing peace. It was sculpted by Christian Daniel Rauch, the foremost German sculptor of the 19th century, for the king of Bavaria. The original of […]