And sweet Violets were a-bloom wherever solid ground could be found.
Spanish-moss-draped Cypress trees on a silvery-looking Lake Martin.
Red-eared sliders basking in the sun... bumps on a log.
Beautiful Cypress Swamp...
... with lots of Cypress knees.
"Gee," I'm saying, "look at the size of that alligator down in the weeds!" None of us measured it, obviously, but it was a big dude, 9 or 10 feet - wow!
And this one soaking in the green junk.
Part of the rookery, with snowy and cattle egrets in the trees.
Little Blue Heron looking for a quick meal.
Kayakers picked a good day (tho clouds were moving in) to paddle on the lake.