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Itsy Bitsy

The afternoon sun backlit this leaf giving a “x-ray” effect on this little guy.  He (or she) was only about 1/8th of inch long but still a bit creepy.


Bunny Update: Now There Are Two!

A few weeks ago, I posted about the bunny in our backyard. During these past few weeks, it has been back almost daily and has begun venturing from the far side of the yard into the middle. 28 more words

Things in my yard and neighborhood

I went for an after dinner walk and found this duck family in the pond near my house. I’ve been seeing this pretty creme mallard for a while now.   172 more words

Bird Photography

The Forked Tail

I’m not a big fan of roses even though we have a bunch in our back and side yards. I often think of digging them up and replacing them with something both more to my liking and a better fit for our climate, and may do it yet, but I do like that they sometimes host an insect I love to photograph, the fork-tailed bush katydid. 107 more words


Little Critters

This past week has reminded me that I need to have a whole week’s worth of blogging pictures since I don’t have time during the week now.  161 more words


One-inch Hopper

I was coming back from filling the water pond for our possible guests, and saw this little fellow (at one inch long, he is, indeed, VERY tiny).   156 more words