Hugh Welchman
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One may have a blazing hearth in one's soul and yet no one ever came to sit by it. Passers-by see only a wisp of smoke from the chimney and continue on their way. ~ Vincent van Gogh

Vincent Van Gogh, (so many only saw his wisp of smoke during his lifetime, and it was only after he died that everyone realized what a fire burned within him. Then, it seemed, everyone wanted "sit by his fire".

With its piercing blue eyes and pale skin this Alligator is one of only 12 white alligators in the world.  The 500lb, 22-year-old male alligator, Bouya Blan, whose name means white fog, is kept at the Gatorland theme park in Florida.  He is one of four giant leucistic alligators kept at the park. "These are not albino animals, they are what we call leucistic, which means they have a little bit of pigmentation around the mouth and a little touch on the tail and they have piercing blue eyes."

White alligator: Out of the 5 million american alligator population there are thought to be only 12 leucistic gators.