Tag Archives: Insects

Webnesday (47)

I’ve been back in Minnesota for a month now and finally have a small window of free time from all the (several dozens of) projects that seem to keep clamoring for my immediate attention. Yesterday, as I walked through our … Continue reading

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Waving Hello to Summer

Yesterday was the first day of summer here, and Squiddy and The Elf stopped by to show us one of the local inhabitants that had chosen to help us to greet its arrival. It’s a walking stick, belonging to 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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Menagerie Monday (6): Friendly Photophile

It is my general policy, when I encounter outdoor critters in the house, to help them back to the natural environment in which they should be more comfortable. Just the day before yesterday I met a tiny mantis in Batty’s … Continue reading

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Menagerie Monday (5): Cicadian Rhythms

No, that’s not a typo in my title. I’m enjoying having stepped into summer again, here in New Zealand, and one of the essential songs of summer for me is that of the cicada. It has been warm enough that … Continue reading

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A Trio of Travelers

Being a traveler here myself, I can well appreciate the attraction that this magical land holds for many others, and I’m planning to spend much more time in New Zealand in the future. But it has attracted many other foreign … Continue reading

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About Face (4)

This is a category that I haven’t reawakened in some two and a half years, but a close encounter a couple of weeks ago urged me to pick up the thread again. It is dedicated to my imagination, which sometimes … Continue reading

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