My stepson found this beetle and saved it for me, because he thought I would like to photograph it. He was right. Not many bugs give me the creeps, but...
posted on July 31, 2008
Out with the old
My petunia hybrid plant was on its way out for the year. It's the second year I've tried a petunia hybrid, and while they're gorgeous in the spring, they just...
posted on July 30, 2008
Chillin' Part Two
It's another hot day here in North Carolina. This little guy was trying to cool off in the shade. He must have stayed here for about five minutes - which is...
posted on July 27, 2008
Hummingbird at rest
Most of my hummingbird photos are of them in flight, so I thought I'd capture some with them at rest. This is a female ruby-throated. She doesn't have the ruby...
posted on July 26, 2008
Can't we all just get along?
Just a few minutes ago, I witnessed one of the funniest things ever to happen in our front yard. We had about three squirrels and two bunnies hanging out,...
posted on July 23, 2008
Our first year with a flower garden. We've learned what we like, as well as what will and won't work. I also have lots of ideas for next year - already! The...
posted on July 21, 2008
Completely flat against the tree. Not only does he look relaxed, but I'm sure it's helping him to cool off as well. He stayed this way for about 10 minutes.
posted on July 20, 2008
Finally! After many attempts, I manage to get up close and personal with a dragonfly. This one was pretty small, and appropriately enough, hanging out on our...
posted on July 19, 2008
Not only is this my 200th post, but photographing this guy took my camera's shutter past the 10,000th click! Taken from the front porch, yesterday evening. I...
posted on July 18, 2008
Waiting for salsa
We have almost all of the ingredients for great salsa growing in our garden. Now if it will just hurry up and ripen - we have the chips ready and waiting!...
posted on July 15, 2008
The tiniest tomatoes you ever did see
For a tomato variety called Mexico Midget, it sure does grow a lot! It's now about six feet tall, and has so many tomatoes, there are too many to count.
posted on July 14, 2008
My bacopa plant has gotten so big, it now reminds me of Cousin Itt [wongablog.co.uk] from the old Addams Family tv show. It hangs just outside our front door,...
posted on July 13, 2008