Tag Archives: Summer

Webnesday (43)

It’s been just over a month since my last spidery post, and I’m very happy to be able to report that my wish to have another chance at a photo session with a new black-headed jumping spider, Trite planiceps, has … 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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Thoughtful Thursday: All-Day Rain

Our gorgeous weather has given way to thick, gray skies and constant rain that has been coming down since before dawn. The temperature has dropped and not only long sleeves, but also sweaters or fleece tops are in order. The … 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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Webnesday (42)

My photo angel, Frances, has been very good to me.  As I indicated in my last Webnesday post a week ago, I have been hoping for another close encounter with one of my favorite arachnids, Trite (rhymes with “mighty”) planiceps, … 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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Bare-Bottom Baby Boogie

The Sprout loves music, too! (Photo by Batty (The Sprout’s mom)

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