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Mosquitoes begone!

The hot temperatures over the last week have led to a plague of mosquitoes in and around our home.

I don’t notice them so much during the day, but as soon as night falls and we turn on the lights, the recce scouts start to appear, floating across the periphery of my vision and sawing at my nerves with their high-pitched buzz-pasts. 491 more words


Sakuras Galore! DC's National Cherry Blossom Festival

Wow, I can’t believe it’s been more than 2 months since I posted something. Now that it’s spring break, though, I decided it was about time I finally got out and took some photos, and what better place to go than the National Cherry Blossom Festival? 147 more words


Close up of a honeybee

I’m starting a collection of honeybee closeups. I guess :) Seeing how we have lots of these girls cruising around I will probably continue to snap pictures of them. 37 more words


Ya' Big Stinker

A very large stink beetle we had encountered during our hike at stoney point Ca.
This was snapped in super macro mode on my olympus tg-1.

Pink plectranthus

Some pink plectranthus blossoms to brighten up your Sunday!