Category Archive: Nature

Through the Day with Roy G Biv

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “ROY G. BIV.” The beetle and the grasshopper were from last week, but all the other pictures are from today.  I cheated a little bit… Continue reading

Biodiversity…I Spy…Natural Dyes

Today we present!  (Dun-dun-dah)  Textile Ranger – Plant Detective!!!!  (It would be very helpful if you could read this in the voice of Sgt. Joe Friday from the series Dragnet.) Here in the… Continue reading

Biodiversity…I Spy…Old Favorites

There are some animals that I never get tired of. I forgot to put it in yesterday’s post, but this is in response to Just Another Nature Enthusiast’s biodiversity challenge. I find endless… Continue reading

Biodiversity…I Spy…Surprises!

I walk our farm at least twice a week, usually more, but I always find something new, and sometimes, very surprising. Most of the time I have walking companions – three sheep, a… Continue reading

Biodiversity…I Spy…the Tiny Ones

Beautiful tiny creatures I found around the farm on my walk yesterday. Part of the fun is learning the names of the plants and animals, although chasing down a beetle identification is no… Continue reading

Biodiversity …I Spy…No Child Left Inside

Just Another Nature Enthusiast has posted a challenge this month, to focus on the biodiversity around us.  For the last six years, since we moved to the farm, documenting biodiversity has been one… Continue reading

Where the Wild Things Are

Kerry at Loving Hands At Home got me thinking with her lovely post about her affection for her home.  What do I love best about my home?  That it is a place where… Continue reading

East Texas Textures

Some textures that catch my eye here on the farm — Some day these will find their way into a quilt or tapestry!

Subtle Colors of Autumn

I enjoyed the structure of a weekly photo post when I did the 1 Day 1 World Project, so I thought I’d keep that going on my own, with just whatever strikes my… Continue reading

Saturday Sunrise

After a week of rain, we are having a gorgeous fall day. Just the thing for the 1 Day 1 World Project’s 7:00 – 8:00 am hour.   I’ve missed a few weeks because… Continue reading