Seagull walking on beach, Norfolk, Virginia, December 13, 2007
High flow after recent rains, Cedar Falls, Petit Jean State Park, October 31, 2009
at the end of Cedar Falls trail
Art on Sunday #12
A white man holding a black baby.
John Hope Franklin Reconciliation Park, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, memorializes the 1921 Tulsa Race Riot, the worst civil disturbance in American History.
Hope Plaza– The Park entry’s 16-foot granite structure contains three larger-than-life bronze sculptures representing actual pictures from the 1921 riot (JHFCFR website):
- Hostility – A white man fully armed for assault
- Humiliation – A black man with his hands raised in surrender
- Hope – The white director of the Red Cross holding a black baby
Much more information on the park and sculptures is available at the Exit78 page, Reconciliation.
Two young bull Rocky Mountain elk, Moraine Park meadows,
Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, August 31, 2009.
The elk in the foreground is a mature, but young, non-dominant bull. The other is an immature bull, with two spikes for his antler.
Around the Yard, West-Central Arkansas, July 27, 2008
Rudbeckia hirta, commonly called black-eyed-susan, is a North American species of flowering plants in the sunflower family, native to the Eastern and Central North America and naturalized in the Western part of the continent as well as in China. Wikipedia