Such a colorful time of year!
I have always loved Daddy Long Legs spiders, even when I was terrified of other spiders. This is the first time I got a closeup of one.
On a recent walk on Christian Hill Road, we came across some fascinating aspects of nature. We have many frogs out back in our pond, and in the spring the little peepers, only about an inch or so, are fun to see. But on this day we came across the tiniest frog I have ever […]
The red dragonfly would hover nearby, but somehow every photo was blurry. I went back to the pond several times, same blurry photos. Today I went to the pond and there were two red dragonflies! I took a couple of dozen photos, but just this one came out clear.
We have a small pond out back that is teaming with activity. Every time we get near there are several plops as the frogs jump in the water. And there are many dragonflies. I don’t think I’ve ever gotten a good photo of a dragonfly by the pond — they fly around too much and […]
This past week has been gorgeous, perfect early fall weather. The leaves have begun to turn, and even appear to be peak on some hillsides. Or maybe just our yard. Other hillsides are still quite green. The variety is amazing. Our friend Kate was visiting and just gawked at all the beauty in every direction. […]
When I got back home today, after the farmers’ market, I was listening for the mower. Bill was taking advantage of this beautiful day to enhance the paths he’s been creating through our fields. No mowing sounds – not good news. I started looking for where he might be, following the mowed areas around the back […]
A bit after 7am this morning, I received email and a phone call – a Golden Eagle was captured in Andes. After several days of attempting to capture one, finally success. By 8:30am I was at the specified location watching the wonderful group who made this happen. We spent 4+ hours watching as Scott Van […]