Category Archive: insects

Pairs

Eyes

After being at the International Quilt Festival all day, my eyes are about to close. So I will leave you with some eyes that are wider awake than I am.  You can click… Continue reading

Dragonfly Detecting

Last year I bought the field guide Dragonflies of Texas.  Each two-paged species account is packed with information, including a full-sized body silhouette, color photos, range map, key features, and a seasonal histogram,… Continue reading

Summer Can Take a Toll

It’s not the heat OR the humidity — it’s the territorial disputes and the predators that can really wear you down!

Warm Colors of July

 

A Certain Young Wizard’s Favorite Insect…

…would have to be an Owlfly, wouldn’t it? I saw this insect fly past today and land on a stalk.  It looked long and skinny and plastered itself against the stalk, but as… Continue reading

Just Some Pretty Pictures

Life and Death on a Wildflower

The Brown-eyed Susans are in bloom, and they are busy places in the insect world. This time of year there is so much wildlife moving around, I can barely keep up with editing… Continue reading

Tiny Freshwater Creatures

Usually these posts highlight the birds and insects I see on my daily walks, but I don’t want to neglect the underwater creatures!  I made a little net out of an old embroidery… Continue reading

Battle Scars

We have had so much rain lately, but today there was finally a break so I ventured out to see what wildlife I could find.  I saw these two dragonflies chasing each other… Continue reading