On the last Friday of each month, I walk the same route and take pictures in all four directions. This is my Point 6, top of the creek bank, facing south.
This afternoon I saw three of the six species of woodpecker we have here. I was sitting quietly in the wood while the sheep browsed, when a Pileated Woodpecker swooped right in front… Continue reading
In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Change.” Walking along near the creek, I saw this Eastern Hognose snake… I see Eastern Hognose snakes every now and then around here, and… 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
The camphor daisies (Rayjacksonia phyllocephala) have just started blooming. They are a pretty nondescript plant, tall and skinny, with long tough stems that look like leggy geranium stems, rough thick leaves, and small… 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
—and one mimic. I am not a person who can readily identify birds, dragonflies, or butterflies “on the wing”, at least at first. I need to take pictures, and then sit down with… 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