The Blog Has Been Waiting
We've been extremely busy in Okinawa doing things like Social Distancing er, People Avoidance.
Coronavirus has the whole world doing things a little bit differently. Will it ever end?
Most mornings I'm out of the house with the cameras way before sunrise.
The idea is to get some nature photos, upper body exercise, and 10,000 steps done prior to noon.
The sun can be brutal on this island during the summer months. It'll tan your hide.
Fridays I get to leave town and do some traveling.
For those who haven't seen me in a while, here's a peek at my foot.
The lighting (in the sky) was horrible at this attraction so, I pointed my lens towards the ground.
This is a place, I call, the Big Bird Tower in Hedo.
A discovery made, at the parking area below the Big Bird, was this Okinawa Tree Lizard.
For the past four Fridays, I've been back shooting this lizard and some companion critters.
A Parting Shot
The weather towards the end of the month had me a bit worried. Would we see the full moon?
It was the weekend of Obon. Okinawan spirits return to their family homes.
On the final evening, they return to the heavens, under the light of the full moon.
The sky was cloudy. It was windy. From the roof of my house a quick snap of the shutter.
Minutes later there was no moon to be seen. End of August Report
If we can ever get back to Okinawa (thank you Covid) I want to meet with you. I m a regular visitor on your blog and you see Okinawa in a way that I never did in the 8 years I lived/was stationed there.
My wife is from Gushikawa (Uruma City now) and has been talking about moving back there after the kids are out of college. I told her that would be great but she needs to visit the island first because, for all it stays the same, Okinawa is always changing.
If you are so inclined, drop me a line sometime, I have many questions to ask about day to day life. email@example.com
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