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
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
It’s not the heat OR the humidity — it’s the territorial disputes and the predators that can really wear you down!
…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
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
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
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
One small, one large, one white, one black — both beautiful! Two new butterflies for our species list. A few weeks ago, I went to a butterfly talk and I learned a few… Continue reading