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Insects

Blending In

 In late September while doing some outside chores, the phrase “Get your camera” hit my ears. It is not an uncommon event, there’s always someone, somewhere, finding something that desperately needs its photo taken. I attempt to be timely in response since many animals are fleet of foot. This time however, it was this interesting caterpillar. Since … Continue reading »

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Hiding in Brightness

   Winter brings cold, snow and the desire to stay warm. What better time to review the photos of critters taken in more pleasant weather. It was the beginning of Fall, September, that while clearing the path I call “Lower Turtle Trail,” I noticed a bright yellow splotch on a deep green leaf of a Huckleberry … Continue reading »

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Persistence and Procrastination

Who says procrastination doesn’t pay. Most mothers, most bosses and well, I’ve said it myself. But what’s a saying without an exception. There are occasions where procrastination results in something positive. Such is the case with the “Hatching Insects.” It began last January. That’s when I wrote about a mass of insect eggs found on a bramble stem … Continue reading »

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It’s a What?

On March 3rd the sun shone, the weather began to change and the snow thawed. Walking along a trail I’ve named “Lower Turtle Trail,” my curiosity got the better of me. Wonder if I can find a snake under any of the many logs along the way. Slowly, I turned over a log, rolling it toward me so nothing that … Continue reading »

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Keeping Warm Insect Style

Went tromping about Saturday, thinking it would be great if I could find some clear tracks of deer in the snow or any other animals. It actually doesn’t snow that much around here anymore and I wanted to get pictures of different tracks while I could. This was  nice deep snow. But there weren’t many tracks. There were … Continue reading »

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