Today is my birthday. It started out with some of my favorite people for breakfast at a McDonald’s – no where near where we live. That meant we had to get up at 5:00 a.m. But it was worth it. Several are WWII veterans. I don’t ever want to miss a chance to visit withContinue reading “Foggy Hike – Snapshot of the Day, No. 295”
Our lost green frog, Jethro, has been found. Apparently he moved from his pond in the front yard to the backyard – not a good choice since that’s where the dogs live – and jumped into our antique hot tub and cannot get out. We had planned to turn it into a pool / pondContinue reading “We Found Him – Snapshot of the Day, No. 211”
This guy was hanging around our neighbor’s Surprise Lilies today. He did not seem to mind me. I suppose he was too drunk on the pollen to care.
When we were kids, we used to marvel at these little shells of what we were told were June bugs. However, I recently found out they are actually the skeletons of cicadas. Joe found three of them together today, so we had a little fun.
Boo! I missed the focus on this ant. Oh well. The closer you get with a macro, the harder it is to focus. But, as usual, I only allow myself one shot. At any rate, I was framing up the flowers on this monkey grass when my little friend came along.
So, while out picking blackberries today, we encountered several cool creatures. One was this little dragonfly who did not seem to be afraid of me. He amazingly stood still long enough for me to get his photo. He was so small, I only got a chance to see what he really looks like when IContinue reading “Dragonfly Portrait – Snapshot of the Day, No. 169”