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Busy Spectators, Oblivious to Hummingbirds

Busy Spectators, Oblivious to Hummingbirds

Dr. James J. S. Johnson

Purple-throated Carib Hummingbird (Wikipedia image)

So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom.    

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Birds

Wonderful Wetness

Wonderful wetness,

the circle of life depends

on your clever ways.

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90 Day Sketchbook Challenge-week 9

Another sketchbook finished, another week done!  Here’s this week’s sketches.  Enjoy! 33 more words

Nature

Full Sun

The veins of a sunlit trumpet vine flower lead bees to the nectar in the shady depths.

In Paris parks Campsis radicans seems to be a well-behaved ornamental.   85 more words

Plant Portraits

Feeding Habits of the Narwhal

Some years ago, I had this idea in my head to make scientific illustrations that are jokingly inaccurate. The first idea I came up with was a narwhal drinking from a flower like a hummingbird, but I just never got around to making it happen until this week. 22 more words

Botanical

Trumpet Vines Can Be Trying

As a child I remember there being this wonderful shrub in my neighbor’s yard at the end of our street. They lived in an old farm house that even had a brick oven. 623 more words

Gardening

Me, not so much.....

The trumpet vine is thriving in our heat & humidity these days.  Me, not so much. 

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