Halemaumau glowing brightly.

A late night visit to our friendly local volcano finds it glowing brightly once again.  Kilauea is a volcano that has been erupting consistently since the 1980’s, yet is always changing.  Standing on the edge of the crater under a full moon is always an amazing experience- I just need to remember to dress warmly.…

Invader from China attacks my fish pond

Found this guy hopping around my aquaponics pond today- had no idea what it was so had to snap a pic and consult my friend The Google.  He claims it is an Hwamei from China, a bird often kept as a pet for its melodious song.  Didn’t get to hear it sing (too busy watching…