Walking down by the creek today, I hardly knew where to turn my camera. All kinds of creatures were buzzing and fluttering around, and the light was perfect.
Early in the month, I take a walk where I try to find as many species as possible. Here are some of today’s finds– at least the ones where the pictures turned out… Continue reading
All of these are from the last three days of warm and sunny weather. A cold front is supposed to blow in this weekend, and I am curious to see what changes it… Continue reading
Living in the Pineywoods of East Texas, I am surrounded by shades of green all year round. But other beautiful colors flash through the days and catch my attention. Here are some of… Continue reading
On the last Friday of each month, I take pictures at the same points around the farm, facing in all four directions. Because most of the trees are pines, we don’t see a… 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.
This is a small wild orchid, Spiranthes cernua, that blooms in fall and again in spring. It is about the height and delicate size of lily-of-the-valley. There are several similar species, but they… Continue reading
Early the other morning, my husband stuck his head out the door to survey the rain, and noticed a snake on the porch. He alerted me and I ran for the camera. The… Continue reading