Cee’s Oddball Challenge is for those photographs that don’t really fit into a common category. There is no theme to this challenge; what is odd ball is up to the participant. I hope you like the photos I selected this week.
I took my first photo at Historic St. Mary’s City, Maryland, a living museum. My husband and I visited St. Mary’s several years ago because his family entered the United States at the point in the late 1600s.
This one came from Medicine Park, Oklahoma, a small resort town constructed out of cobblestones that are native to the area.
This is called Thunder Fountain, located at the Myriad Gardens in Oklahoma City
Lastly, this is a photo of the Blue Angels as they were practicing for one of their air shows
Nate tenderly watched Anna as she dozed in the chair by the open window. A slight breeze rippled the curtains, granting relief from the heat of the Kenyan sun. Sensing she was being watched, Anna opened her eyes and smiled in love at the man looking down on her.
“I didn’t want to wake you, but there is something I want you to see. Grab your camera.”
They drove several miles to a large watering hole. There, a herd of elephants gathered to cool themselves from the heat. Nate pointed toward a female they called Kakena, meaning happy one.
Anna eyes followed Nate’s direction. Seconds later, she noticed a young calf, hidden between Kakena’s massive legs.
“She must have delivered during the night,” said Nate. “Looks like we have a healthy girl!”
“Isn’t it a little early to know if it is a boy or girl?” teased Anna.
“Just a feeling,”he said. “What should we call her?”
Anna took her husband’s hand and placed it on her pregnant belly. Soon Anna would give birth to their own child. She smiled in love for the man beside her.
“Are you asking about the elephant, or your daughter?”
This was just a little too serendipitous to not share. A hand-made bookmark from my talented daughter for Mother’s day: