Instagram sucks. [Image Description: A landscape photo of green marshy reeds in the foreground, the waters of Lake Itasca in the distance, and a row of fluffy cumulus clouds. The sky is blue and the light on the scene is a warm golden sunset.]
Yesterday was a tough day. I went for a neighborhood walk. Along the way, I met a valley carpenter bee. She was the biggest bee I have ever seen. NB: Photos taken with iPhone 12 PRO MAX and the Moment Macro lens in a Berkeley neighborhood.
Framing the photo, the scene, the subject, the moment is what holds it in the part of my mind that remembers when so often, the world can be fleeting.
The USS Hornet is a storied shop docked in Alameda. It is now a museum and national historic landmark.