Memorial Night

IMG_5227Kongo took these pictures one evening last December during a business trip to Washington, DC.  Above the base of the Washington Monument and the Capitol.  The structure on the far right is the Library of Congress.  Kongo once did a fellowship on Capitol Hill and has loved the city ever since.

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Waiting for Egrets

IMG_1945This idyllic little stretch of water just above the Old Mission Dam in San Diego is a perfect place for Snowy Egrets.  Kongo has seen many of them here and they rank way up there in the monkey’s list of favorite birds.  The only thing missing is the bird.  Kongo made a trip to this spot near his house in the late afternoon to catch the light and find an Egret.  Or a Great Heron which he’s also spotted here before.  Not today.  He waited until the parking lot gate was about to close and packed it in.  Cocktail hour was calling.  He did see other things and had pleasant time.  Read on to learn about it. Continue reading “Waiting for Egrets”

Where Art Thou?

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Kongo visited the La Jolla Festival of the Arts today for the second year in a row.  The little monkey is really getting quite cultured.  The festival is held on the campus of the University of California at San Diego and attracts artists in many forms from all over Southern California and the Southwest.  Admission is $14.  There is also food, drink, and live entertainment.  Go grab a glass of wine and get some culture.  Get more details here. Continue reading “Where Art Thou?”