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295/366 | Almost Dinner

October 21, 2020 - This evening I decided to make our favorite Thai basil chicken stir-fry for dinner. No longer do I have to buy two small...
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292/366 | Fountain of Life

October 18, 2020 - Give and Take... For to the bee a flower is a fountain of life And to the flower a bee is a messenger of love And to...
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291/366 | Spidey Lunch

October 17, 2020 - What a glorious day! The husband and I took a 3-mile hike at my favorite place: Burden Gardens. The property has everyth...
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289/366 | Common Buckeye

October 15, 2020 - A little beat up, but still beautiful, this is the Common Buckeye, also known as Junonia coenia. The name is due to the...
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287/366 | Variegated Fritllary

October 13, 2020 - Bright and early I headed back to Burden Gardens. I got a half-way decent shot of the Hummingbird, but decided to take a...
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281/366 | Faded

October 07, 2020 - My dad dropped in for an unexpected visit today, so my routine got thrown off. It was good to visit with him though. My...
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275/366 | Aye-Aye, Skipper!

October 01, 2020 - After my bible class this morning, I wanted to see if I could perform a trifecta with the hummingbird since the botanica...
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225/366 | Gulf Fritillary

August 12, 2020 - Returned to Burden Gardens as soon as they opened at 8AM and it was still hot as blazes. Since I don't have an image of...
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217/366 | Four Spotted Pennant

August 04, 2020 - Yesterday my aunt sent me a text that her friend from church spotted a Painted Bunting not too far from my house. For 3-...
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205/366 | Clouded Sulphur

July 23, 2020 - The wildflower field at Hilltop Arboretum paid off for me this morning. The tickseed has died off and the field is now f...
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203/366 | Butterfly on Bougainvillea

July 21, 2020 - Today was rough. The husband and I went to Goodyear to get new tires on my SUV in preparation for my trip to Mississippi...
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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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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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151/366 | Swallowtail Cat Molting

May 30, 2020 - About a month ago I planted dill weed in a container hoping to attract swallowtail butterflies. A few days ago I was sit...
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142/366 | Eastern Black Swallowtail

May 21, 2020 - There are four types of "dark swallowtails" which can be difficult to tell apart. After doing some research, I'm pretty...
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132/366 | Feeding Time!

May 18, 2020 - More bird watching on the patio, May 11. It was fascinating watching all the different insects brought to the Carolina W...
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120/366 | Agapanthus with Love Bug

April 29, 2020 - This year we are being blessed with just shy of 40 agapanthus flowers, all in various stages of bloom. They are also kno...
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115/366 | A God Day

April 24, 2020 - What a day! I had planned to grab a shot of something ordinary with my phone while walking the neighborhood and be done;...
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104/366 | Chrysalis

April 14, 2020 - Not having a successful year with the Monarch Butterfly Project. This little guy is doing well, but he crawled up the am...
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95/366 | Cucumber Beetle

April 05, 2020 - My macro efforts still need a lot of work. Although the insect is not tack sharp, I loved the way his right foot was res...
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85/366 | Monarch Caterpillar

March 25, 2020 - A couple weeks ago I planted milkweed. Today I was pulling weeds and noticed a caterpillar feasting on it. Upon further...
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59/366 | Schistocerca americana

February 28, 2020 - Schistocerca americana aka American Bird Grasshopper So often, I go out to photograph a specific subject, when out of n...
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58/366 | Bee on Thistle

February 27, 2020 - It was tempting to post another tulip image, but I held off. The bees were partying in the thistles, so that was a fun,...
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5/366 | Great Purple Hairstreak

January 05, 2020 - In a wooded, swampy area close to home I saw a raccoon sitting high up in a tree cavity, a Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, and...
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