Texas Cold Snap Brings Out the Birds

You may have seen something in the news about the week of freezing temperatures we had here in Texas, and if you live in a temperate zone, you may be saying, “Can’t they… Continue reading

Wrapping up 2020

In a normal year, my pattern of interaction with nature goes something like this: Daily: carry my camera with me when I go outside, and if I see a new species, try to… Continue reading

Our Farm Bird List Grows to 101!

Ever since we moved to our family farm 11 years ago, I have been doing my best to document all the species that live here or pass through. I got a digital camera… Continue reading

Last on the Card, September 2020

This is a fun challenge from Brian at Bushboys World. The rules are simple:1. Post the last photo on your SD card or last photo on your phone for the 30th September.2. No… Continue reading

The Changing Seasons – September 2020 in East Texas

Although I spend a fair amount of time in Central Texas, I live in East Texas.  While there is some overlap, we tend to see different plants, insects, and birds here, so I… Continue reading

The Changing Seasons – September 2020 in the Hill Country

In early September, we made a trip to the Texas Hill Country, and played in the Llano River.  (You can click on the pictures to see larger images.) I rarely see any migrating… Continue reading

Host and Guests – Ludwigia

I have a goal to identify all the species living on our farm.  The pond plants in particular have been a problem for me, because a lot of them look similar.  And even… Continue reading

Last on the Card, August 2020

I have been meaning to join in this challenge since I saw it in January!  Brian at Bushboys World came up with the idea of showing whatever photos are last on your card… Continue reading

The Changing Seasons – August 2020

I saw a photo challenge on Ann-Christine’s blog, and she found it on its original home with Su (scroll down through the post to find the guidelines).  You take 5 to 20 photos… Continue reading

Bioblitz Fun

A bioblitz is an event where people try to find and identify as many species as possible, in a certain place, in a limited amount of time.  Often they have a festival feel… Continue reading