Unexpectedly social manta rays swim in friendly circles

Report by Robert Kokenyesi, Ceramic Artist, Beachfront Pottery, Godfrey, IL 62035, USA On most images and video footage the manta rays appear to be solitary animals gliding gracefully in the great depths of the oceans.  Video obtained by drones reveal a lot more social interaction between manta rays.  Perhaps the mantas need to feel outside Read More…

Can sea pickles glow? Alaskan fisherman all say, Yes.

Reporting by Robert Kokenyesi, Ceramic Artist, Beachfront Pottery, Godfrey, IL 62035, USA. The crystal-like appearance of these sea creatures caught my eye in the National Geographic report linked below.   The article details the unexpected appearance of the normally rare creatures in the East Pacific where even Alaskan salmon fisherman ran into huge masses of Read More…

On the Road Pop-Up Art Show in Greenville, IL

Photos and text by Robert Kokenyesi, Ceramic Artist, Beachfront Pottery, Godfrey, IL 62035, USA. The show. The town of Greenville, Illinois held a car show titled Greenville Graffiti on June 17, 2017.  This is a time in the life of Greenville when people are drawn to the downtown streets because of the dozens of older Read More…