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Wordless Wednesday (07/19/17)

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Wordless Wednesday (06/28/17)

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Dinnertime!

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Ladybugs are aphid-eating machines and considered to be a sign of good luck in many countries.  After adult Ladybugs lay thousands of eggs, their larvae will hatch and begin chowing down on these pests at a rate of 50 aphids … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Motion

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Wordless Wednesday (04/01/2015)

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Cricket comb hypnosis

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Timeless songs soothe our senses  as serrated wings slide side-to-side  through doorways, under window wells, and into eardrums, chirping cricket comb friction fusing with airborne brush  and whir of wall fans, sweet surround sound  auditory…

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A mountain of bark

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Ladybug rambling over burls & knots — transversing a mountain of bark — seeking shelter under a giant green umbrella.

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Seamless, sticky death trap

Feigned entry of a fly through the window, wobbling out a dizzy tap-dance pattern on the wallpaper, scatterbrained, seeing my room through a multitude of lenses. Which picture is real to it?  Which reality fits its head? Everything hears the … Continue reading

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Some will fly, whine and die in the summertime

Here is a funny little poem I wrote while out in the backcountry doing trail work a few summers ago.  I’m sure all of you bloggers can relate to an annoying insect, be it a fly or mosquito, that has … Continue reading

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St. Mary of the Flower

As with human nature, Nature explores genuine invention. There is nothing naive about Nature’s creation – take, for instance, the wasp’s nest, abuzz with economy and perfect geometry, hanging from a branch, layers of paper-thin thatch, inside of which, hides … Continue reading

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