Category Archives: Insects

Calming

29 September, 2019            Calming I snapped (in a manner of speaking) that picture at Pony Pasture this morning at 8:50. A moment later I sent it to Yuki’s owner to show her what he’s missing! … Continue reading

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Casting about… 

15 September, 2019            Casting about…  I was looking through my pictures for the week – I have some nice ones – working on a theme. I was “casting about” for a theme. I looked to … Continue reading

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The kindness of strangers

8 September, 2019            The kindness of strangers Mackey and Turner and Yuki and I had just gotten out on the rocks this spectacular early September morning, and we saw a young family enjoying the pleasant … Continue reading

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Butterflies in the ground

25 August, 2019            Butterflies in the ground Evelyn saw a bare patch of ground in front of our house and imagined a Monarch butterfly. She planted a plant. Flowers bloomed. A monarch butterfly stopped on … Continue reading

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The craziest picture I’ve ever taken

18 August, 2019            The craziest picture I’ve ever taken I almost put the craziest picture first – but it has a snake in it. So I’m giving  Ophidiophobes a chance to bail. I’ll begin with … Continue reading

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If this isn’t nice…  

4 August, 2019            If this isn’t nice…   …I don’t know what is.” – Kurt Vonnegut – courtesy of Andrew  The quote is courtesy of Andrew. The flower is courtesy of Evelyn. The monarch butterfly … Continue reading

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Pimento cheese picnic – and more! 

30 June, 2019            Pimento cheese picnic – and more!  My old friend Ethan, world renowned snake photographer and his family were in Roanoke this week visiting their family. They invited me for a picnic and … Continue reading

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