The weather is getting colder, which means bugs are looking for nice, warm places to congregate.
This week we will observe as a cereal leaf beetle attempts the feat of crossing a half-inch gap on a tree stump.
If you asked me to name one bug that reminded me of my childhood, I would probably say the rollie-pollie, aka the pill bug.
After viewing a few pictures of a jumping spider crawling on an eggplant plant in the garden, I was reminded of a traveler venturing through wild and unfamiliar territory.
I was going to sit down in one of our patio chairs when I noticed a praying mantis had stolen my seat.
The sunflower was once a peaceful place of pollen and opportunity, but times have changed.
Occasionally plants develop in some funny ways.
Do you ever see the sunlight hitting an object a certain way and think, “wow, that looks really neat?” The object could be something completely nondescript but it suddenly looks like something inspiring out of a movie.
That’s no moon… Wait, false alarm.
I don’t actually know if everyone loves hummingbirds, but I’ve never met anyone who dislikes them. They are amazing creatures, so it’s neat that they are also common birds. This week I was able to photograph two hummingbirds (I’m not completely sure of the types, so don’t want to misidentify them). Here are the best of those photos.