16th August 2021 Some surprises are more welcome than others. When Grant got home the other day after taking the car to be serviced, I could tell from his whole stance, never mind his face, that he was displeased. He'd already phoned me about the bird and mice debris that had to be removed from … Continue reading more surprises…
13th August 2021 Last Winter I developed an obsession with what I liked to pretend were ice sculptures. There's very little ice around just now, so I've found something else to focus my attention. Caterpillars. At the beginning of June, I came upon these....(right) In two hours, they stripped the above plant to a stalk. … Continue reading Not obsession!
0643/31st July 2021 The sun was already up when I first rolled off the bed this morning. But it was still too early and the cats indulged me for another 40 minutes. Then I went out to get pictures of the clouds and to check on "my" caterpillars. It's become very confusing, keeping track of … Continue reading Bugs!
1736/22nd July 2021 Rose of Sharon bloomed again today, so I dragged myself up there to get these shots. I still haven't found a bug identifier. Is this a fruit fly? It's a fly. It agreed to be photographed. More like the camera agreed to take its picture. Some days I struggle to convince that … Continue reading Not ER
Canada Geese family 1st June 2021 An early phone call roused me this morning and I was asked what plans I had for the day. Plans? Unless there is a medical appointment, I don't make plans. I just wait to see what happens. This morning, however, something prompted me to get out my macro lens … Continue reading Tiny things