Courtesy Elston Hill comes these great photos of budding/blooming flowers (was the Groundhog wrong?), along with a beautiful, gliding predator bird (perhaps an immature bald eagle?) along with a passing barge full of scrapped cars. It’s amazing sometimes to see what goes on around us, and we truly appreciate Elston’s amazing photographic ‘eye.’ Click images to view larger versions/slideshow: PHOTOS: Predator bird, flowers...and a barge full of scrapped cars 1 PHOTOS: Predator bird, flowers...and a barge full of scrapped cars 2 [caption id="attachment_122857" align="aligncenter" width="490"]PHOTOS: Predator bird, flowers...and a barge full of scrapped cars 3 Same photo of the barge, only with an “oil painting” filter applied in Photoshop.[/caption] PHOTOS: Predator bird, flowers...and a barge full of scrapped cars 4 PHOTOS: Predator bird, flowers...and a barge full of scrapped cars 5 PHOTOS: Predator bird, flowers...and a barge full of scrapped cars 6 PHOTOS: Predator bird, flowers...and a barge full of scrapped cars 7 PHOTOS: Predator bird, flowers...and a barge full of scrapped cars 8 PHOTOS: Predator bird, flowers...and a barge full of scrapped cars 9 PHOTOS: Predator bird, flowers...and a barge full of scrapped cars 10 PHOTOS: Predator bird, flowers...and a barge full of scrapped cars 11 PHOTOS: Predator bird, flowers...and a barge full of scrapped cars 12 PHOTOS: Predator bird, flowers...and a barge full of scrapped cars 13 PHOTOS: Predator bird, flowers...and a barge full of scrapped cars 14 PHOTOS: Predator bird, flowers...and a barge full of scrapped cars 15 PHOTOS: Predator bird, flowers...and a barge full of scrapped cars 16 PHOTOS: Predator bird, flowers...and a barge full of scrapped cars 17 PHOTOS: Predator bird, flowers...and a barge full of scrapped cars 18 PHOTOS: Predator bird, flowers...and a barge full of scrapped cars 19 PHOTOS: Predator bird, flowers...and a barge full of scrapped cars 20 PHOTOS: Predator bird, flowers...and a barge full of scrapped cars 21 PHOTOS: Predator bird, flowers...and a barge full of scrapped cars 22 PHOTOS: Predator bird, flowers...and a barge full of scrapped cars 23]]>