Bluebonnets are fading, but there are plenty of other wildflowers to take their place. We also encountered a teensy turtle, and a hitherto unobserved water snake.
Sunrise [here], Sunset [there]
My friend and I regularly exchange sunrise and sunset photos, as we each have unique perspectives.
Neighborhood Nature (Pt. 13)
Tunneling termites, firewood munching bugs and periscoping snakes: we got ‘em.
A Porcupine of Our Own
Wherein I document a chance encounter with a rather prickly individual.
The Three [Armadillo] Amigos
Young armadillos are fun to watch, as long as they’re not in your yard.
Neighborhood Nature (Pt. 11) — The Invertebrate Edition
Widow skimmers, assassin bugs, and parsley-addicted swallowtail caterpillars: what’s not to like?
Neighborhood Nature (Pt.10)
Swallowtails, tree frogs, newborn fawns, and water snakes: something for everyone in the ‘hood.
Neighborhood Nature (Pt. 9)
Caution: Snake photos below! The alarm went off around 5:00 a.m. last Friday. It’s not an actual alarm; it’s just in my head. Go ahead and laugh; you’ll be old someday, too. I managed to stay in bed for another fifteen minutes, knowing that the coffee would be ready in the kitchen by then. We… Continue reading Neighborhood Nature (Pt. 9)
Neighborhood Nature (Pt. 8)
Wherein a beautiful bird sits for an involuntary portrait, I retract part of my admiration for possums, we study the mysterious porcupine, and snakes are the reptiles of the day.
…because Foto Friday was already spoken for. Plus, I’m a procrastinator. Here are some pictures I took. Where’s a pair of Wayfarers when you need them? The green tree frogs have been numerous lately (or perhaps there’s just one and he/she is someone ubiquitous). But it’s a bit rare to see one in the bright… Continue reading Snapshot Saturday…