Month: May 2021

National Wine Day

Yes, it’s National Wine Day. Yes, you should celebrate tonight. No, it doesn’t have to be any particular wine. But you must celebrate this magnificent occasion. The vintners of the world are counting on you. Don’t mess this up. “Bulldog Ben” Basile © 2021… Continue Reading “National Wine Day”

What To do for Nat’l Tree Day?

Well, the first thing I’m going to do is proclaim it to be National Tree Week! Because a single day just isn’t enough. This post about one of the coolest days all year was going to come out this morning, but I’m up to… Continue Reading “What To do for Nat’l Tree Day?”

Ghost Forests Haunting our Coast

I’m willing to bet the farm that you’ve never heard the term “Ghost Forest”. Until last week, I hadn’t either. Rising sea levels all along the Atlantic Sea Basin are wreaking havoc with many forests all up and down the East Coast. The dying… Continue Reading “Ghost Forests Haunting our Coast”

Two Butterflies and Four Years

It was four years ago that I happened upon a sizeable flutter of butterflies at Moss Park in SE Orlando. I had about a 30 minute opportunity to capture a few of them and I was very pleased with the results. We went back… Continue Reading “Two Butterflies and Four Years”