Dragonfly

Since I have to stay indoors because of all the smoke, I've been taking photos of some of the birds outside my window. This dragonfly perched on my bird feeder and stayed there for quite a while. I think it's watching me. Maralee

Arachnophobia

Arachnophobia:  "A pathological fear or loathing of spiders." If you have followed my blog for any length of time, you know that I am an arachnophobe. Spiders and I do not get along. They creep me out more than just about any other insect (the large flying cockroaches we had in Hawaii are about equal …

Ladybug and Pupa

I learn a lot from the blogs I follow. This weekend I was taking photos of some ladybugs and I saw this unusual "thing" on the plant. I wasn't sure what it was but shortly after I read this blog from The Wilden Marsh. It was a ladybug pupa. It was a very windy afternoon …