Category Archive: Nature

Photos from the Dark

For the 1 Day 1 World Project, we are at the hour of 11 pm – 12 am. I had seen a photography idea of going out at night and shooting close-ups of… Continue reading

June Evening in Texas

When I decided to participate in the 1 Day 1 World Project, I set a goal to do something new for the post each week.  This week, we were at 5 pm to… Continue reading

1 Day 1 World Project: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Woodpecker Ninjas

When I was out walking in the woods today, I heard a lot of birds scolding and squawking.  In the past, following the fuss has led me to sightings of snakes, hawks, and… Continue reading

1 Day 1 World Project: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

I’m joining up with the 1 Day 1 World Project, which is hosted by Lisa Kennedy at Northwest Frame of Mind.  All you have to do is show a snippet of your life… Continue reading

Nightly Forest Report

I live in the country on a tree farm.  The noise and bustle of the city are pretty far away, but as I make my rounds to care for the trees, there are… Continue reading

Today’s Surprise

Some nuthatches were fussing at something in their tree – I expected a snake but saw this little creature instead.  I have lived here for five years and never even heard one before!

Texas Botanist Mary Sophie Young

For my celebration of Women’s History Month, I am officially appointing myself Founder of the Mary Sophie Young Fan Club. I first heard of Dr. Mary Sophie Young back in 2006, when I… Continue reading

The Video’s Here!

My friend has released his “camping in the 1800s” video that he shot here at the farm. I’m not impressed with my acting abilities, but mercifully I’m only in it for a minute. … Continue reading

Turtle Time

Blue Norther

I was in the Hill Country this morning when a cold front blew in.  The clouds looks like waves in the ocean as they rolled through in less than 20 minutes.