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
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.
About nine years ago, I came across The Handbook of Nature Study in a used book store. It was a 937-page book about teaching children how to study nature. This edition was from… Continue reading
I take about a hundred pictures every day, and try to edit and tag them every night, but I don’t always get to them on time. This is one I took back in… Continue reading
(I hope you, like me, hear the voice of Joe Flaherty as Count Floyd, host of Monster Chiller Horror Theater, when you read the post title.) Here, for Halloween, are some of the… Continue reading
If you saw just this first picture, you might think I was into making some fantastic jewelry — But it is really the back of a female rainbow scarab. I found her in… Continue reading
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
—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.