182/366 | Crab. It's What's for Lunch

June 30, 2020 - Most Sunday evenings we watch a news segment by Dave McNamara called Heart of Louisiana. Unique areas of our state are s...
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181/366 | Baby Blue

June 29, 2020 - We have had a flurry of juvenile bluebird activity in the yard lately. They are lured by four mealworm feeders and two b...
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180/366 | Sunflasses

June 28, 2020 - Returned to Burden Gardens this morning and was blessed with great light. I brought the 7D Mark II with the 100-400 II l...
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179/366 | Passion Flower

June 27, 2020 - Today's photoshoot did not go at all as planned. I found out that the sunflower fields were in full bloom at Burden Gard...
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178/366 | Stealthy

June 26, 2020 - Two days ago I received a text from FedEx that I would be required to sign for my camera delivery. All day yesterday I w...
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177/366 | Fleur de Lis

June 25, 2020 - The fleur de lis is a stylized lily. Fleur is French for flower and lis means lily. Louisiana officially adopted the fle...
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176/366 | Lilypad Collection

June 24, 2020 - I had a 30-minute window of no rain this morning, so I put on my waterproof hiking boots to trudge around Hilltop Arbore...
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175/366 | Green Heron Brunch

June 23, 2020 - Feeling completely stuck and uninspired lately, I drove to LSU Lakes to try my luck there. Listened to some good devotio...
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174/366 | Coleus 'Alabama Sunset'

June 22, 2020 - Monday is my chore day. Add lots of rain + the BIG chore of reviewing a complicated tax return, and let's just say I was...
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173/366 | Pale Pink

June 21, 2020 - Every summer I look forward to the pale pink Siam Tulips. This year they were late; the magenta ones opened 2 weeks ago...
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172/366 | Eastern Bluebird

June 20, 2020 - Today I was so busy getting the inside and outside of the house ready for company, that I almost neglected to get a phot...
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171/366 | Katydid

June 19, 2020 - The Cajun Prairie Meadow at Hilltop Arboretum is looking quite miserable with no rain of late, and none forecast for the...
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170/366 | Gray Hairstreak

June 18, 2020 - This is a small butterfly in the Lycaenida family. He might look large here, but the size is approx 7/8 - 1 3/8 inches....
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169/366 | White-crested Laughingthrush

June 17, 2020 - A notice was put out on social media earlier in the week that the Baton Rouge Zoo would charge a special 50 cents admiss...
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168/366 | Birthday Girl

June 16, 2020 - Izabella Grace has advanced to the ripe old age of 14! In 2006 she was presented at the emergency pet clinic where I wor...
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167/366 | Friendly Competition

June 15, 2020 - My efforts to get crisp shots of the Mississippi Kite failed again. Actually, the shot I had planned for was the Monarch...
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166/366 | Monarch Chrysalis

June 14, 2020 - Yesterday we noticed the Monarch chrysalis that attached itself to our wicker patio table was starting to transform. Tod...
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165/366 | Fisherman's Castle

June 14, 2020 - What a glorious day we had yesterday, June 13. We scoped out a pet-friendly place to eat in nearby Slidell called The Bl...
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164/366 | House Finch

June 12, 2020 - The House Finches paid us a visit today. I believe this is a young male due to some faint red patches on other shots. Bu...
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163/366 | Siam Tulip Bonus

June 11, 2020 - A few years ago I planted exotic Siam tulips underneath my Lorapetalum tree. Two are deep pink and the middle one is lig...
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162/366 | Poet's Corner

June 10, 2020 - Poet's Corner is a neighborhood established in Baton Rouge in the 1920s. The streets are named after poets and philosoph...
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161/366 | Great Egret Knee Deep

June 09, 2020 - Word on the street is that Tropical Storm Cristobal blew in Frigatebirds and Sooty Terns, with some landing at LSU Lakes...
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160/366 | Fresh as a Daisy

June 08, 2020 - Photography subjects are difficult to find on Mondays because it's laundry and errand-running day. I made an effort to s...
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159/366 | Fresh Dahlia

June 07, 2020 - Tropical storm Cristobal is headed our way, so it's rained most of the day. Since I couldn't get out for photography, I...
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158/366 | Fountainebleau Sunset

June 07, 2020 - Yesterday, June 6, my friend and I took a late afternoon trip to Fountainebleau State Park, hoping and praying for a pre...
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157/366 | Red-bellied Woodpecker

June 05, 2020 - This Woodpecker is the easiest to identify, although you might not think the name is appropriate. Rarely showing their u...
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156/366 | Hairy?

June 04, 2020 - The Downy and Hairy Woodpeckers are strikingly similar. Three main differences are the size of the beak, overall bird si...
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155/366 | Flamingo Feather

June 03, 2020 - Also known as Celosia spicata or Flamingo cockscomb, this is an annual plant for our zone (9), though is a perennial yea...
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154/366 | Coreopsis tinctoria

June 02, 2020 - It is getting HOT here in South Louisiana! The wildflower field at Hilltop Arboretum has grown taller and thicker just i...
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153/366 | Blue Jay

June 01, 2020 - The Blue Jay is a frequent visitor to our back yard, but a challenge to shoot. For a fairly large, bossy, and boisterous...
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152/366 | Alfonse the Alligator

June 01, 2020 - Yesterday the husband and I drove to Lake Martin in Breaux Bridge, LA to kayak. The day was overcast with just enough li...
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