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About krikitarts

Welcome to Krikit Arts! I'm a veterinarian; photographer; finger-style guitarist, composer, instructor, and singer/songwriter; fisherman; and fly-tyer. Please enjoy--and please respect my full rights to all photos on this Website!

Menagerie Monday (8): Leggy Lurker

Just a little over a week ago I found this harvestman (order Opilones) resting on one of our white cone flowers (Echinacea sp.) and the breeze was kind enough to pause a few times while I focused in. I am … Continue reading

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About Face (5a)

A couple of my blogging friends commented that the faces that I was seeing in our milkweed flowers and that I brought you in my last post were not that easy to pick out, so I went back out this … Continue reading

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About Face (5)

It’s been the better part of a year since I did an About Face post, and I’m happy to be able to present another. This afternoon CD asked me to make some photos of her hollyhocks and, when I was … Continue reading

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Serenity Sunday: Hydrangea Harmony

Managing to take a few more minutes out from much higher priorities, I stopped to admire the harmonic symmetry in the new growth of our oak-leaf hydrangea yesterday.    

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Webnesday (44)

Not much time for photography these days, but when I went out to pick up the mail today, I noticed a truly-tiny zebra jumper (Salticus scenicus) prowling along the stems of the Clematis that climbs up the stand for the … Continue reading

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Serenity Sunday: Solomon’s Seal

One of our favorite plants in the garden is the lovely Solomon’s seal (Polygonatum sp.). CD asked me to make a few portrait shots the other day, and the light and breeze conditions were perfect for it yesterday evening. As … Continue reading

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Melancholy Monday: Memorial Day

We decided to attend the Memorial Day celebration today in the Prospect Hill Cemetery,  the oldest cemetery in Omaha. Part of the observance included a spectacular demonstration by the First Nebraska Volunteers, a group of uniformed Civil War re-enactors. The … Continue reading

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