mark brueckman: Yellow and red Tropaeolum majus (Garden nasturtium), originally from The Andes. Seen in Northern California.
mark brueckman: Pushkar, Rajasthan, India, 1990. Me (left) and the photographer who took the picture (right).
mark brueckman: US Navy M1 helmets on the USS Hornet. The Hornet was launched August 1943, decommissioned June 1970 - saw action in WW2, Korea and retrieved the Apollo astronauts - now an Air, Sea and Space Museum.
mark brueckman: Oregon cranesbill or Oregon geranium (Geranium oreganum) is native to western North America from California to Alberta. Seen in Northern California.
mark brueckman: Red Pincushion Protea, Native to South Africa, Swaziland, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. Seen in Northern California.
mark brueckman: The red-backed jumping spider (Phidippus johnsoni) as seen on the Swiss Chard in my garden.