Two subterranean and rarely seen creatures have appeared on the surface lately, one just tumbling around in the yard on a warm evening, and one in a big tub of rain water. New… Continue reading
My favorite snake showed up the other morning. I love the bright turquoise stripes on this Western Ribbonsnake, and the beautiful lines it forms as it moves. The last time I saw this… Continue reading
A wealth of wildlife this afternoon… Besides these, there were others who didn’t stay still for a picture – Eastern Bluebirds, Pine Warblers, a Ground Skink, and two small Southern Leopard Frogs.
In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Singular Sensation.” Three suggestions for nature encounters: One) Keep an open mind. If you are a person who is afraid of nature — of spiders,… Continue reading
The weather has been cloudy but hot and still the last few days. We are supposed to be getting moisture blowing in from the Gulf of Mexico, and I am ready for the… Continue reading
My husband had a trade show to attend on Galveston Island, and I tagged along. It’s about 2 1/2 hours from where we live (if traffic is good). We have been there dozens… Continue reading
In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Monochromatic.” The first cool breeze of fall brought in a Great Egret. The tip from Jen Hooks’ photo prompt that helped me the most was… Continue reading
Both of these species show up here occasionally. It was a treat to see them together.
The Anhinga from Sunday came back on Monday, and thoughtfully presented me with a different angle to capture. That same day, the juvenile Little Blue Heron and a Great Blue Heron landed on… Continue reading
On Labor Day, I stepped outside about 5 PM, to feed the sheep before heading to a concert at a local winery. In a late-flowering boneset plant, I noticed a large dark shape… Continue reading