This butterfly was standing on the pink zinnia petals, on its back 4 legs, the front two just tucked in – casual-like. If he was looking at what his head […]
Archives for July 2008
For the past couple of weeks, I have tried to take photographs of my tomato plants but in the photographs they look like big green blobs. Tonight while dumping some […]
A couple of days ago I redid the pages that have geosafari resources. I spread the resources over several pages and I added some images and a few more codes. […]
The Ten Cannots by William J. H. Boetcker (1873 – 1962), an American religious leader and influential public speaker. His pamphlet entitled The Ten Cannots was originally published in 1916. […]
Do you see a message this image could represent? I’ve asked two people so far, and neither did. Other than it being just a funny picture of a beetle with […]
This is a sharp looking bumblebee. Check out the hair-do. This is spearmint blooms, by the way. Oh yes, (another by-the-way) the hair-do is just an illusion. The fuzz is […]
This is today’s harvest from my small backyard garden. From this we will eat the beans for dinner. I will dry the okra, zucchini, red clover, and spearmint. By the […]
A squirrel took it, twisted it right off the plant and dragged it behind a tree. It heard me approach and it ran off leaving the flower laying on the […]
This butterfly might be a Red crescent Scrub-hairstreak – Strymon rufofusca.
A back view of a snowberry clearwing on a pink zinnia.
I’ve been noticing this moth, a Snowberry Clearwing (Hemaris diffinis) in my garden. It is sitting on a red zinnia. It had been visiting the zinnias and the coneflowers in […]
As I was finishing a hard evening of garden work, I spotted buckled ground with white blobs. I checked it out and saw that it was big mushrooms that were […]
When this dragonfly spotted the camera, he struck this pose. He let me take several pictures.
Today, Holly and I went to buy potatoes so that I can make potato salad for tomorrow’s July 4th feast. A sight that we do not see very often in […]
Yesterday was my wedding anniversary and I had to find a gift for my husband. He is a man who has almost everything. Many of the things that he doesn’t […]