13 August 2015 A visit to Farmer’s Market is always good for the food. The number of stands run by actual farmers or featuring crops has been severely reduced over the years, however.
11 August 2015 When I first posted this to flickr, I wrote: It is tarantula migration season. The tarantulas aren’t really migrating: they are males going from hole to hole looking for a mate. I saw one who was carrying some flowers, a bottle of wine and a box of candy….
June 25, 2015 He likes to hang out on the sidewalk below our deck. I tell the kids that he is my pet.
May 11, 2015. I am not ashamed that I do Instagram. Someone gave us a rose, so I set up this still life.
May 16, 2014 I did not enjoy this wildflower season as much as I did last year’s. The heat brought too many flowers to bloom too quickly and I missed many of the main displays though I did encounter a few species that were new to me including Hubby’s Phacelia. Black sage is a common […]
May 21, 2014 This strange flower grows on rocky ridges in these parts. I found this beauty along the crest of Whiting’s infamous Billy Goat Trail. The ragged edges of this flower are not a sign of decay, but the blossom at its best.
Date: March 15, 2015 These came out very early this year. Temperatures were in the nineties — in February! — so many flowers started to bloom. I’ll be looking for Mariposa Lilies in April! The flowers are a favorite of the Anna’s Hummingbird. I’ve been told that you can eat these, but they don’t taste […]
Date: March 15, 2015 I found this gem next to the parking lot in Limestone Canyon Wilderness Park. The flowers are blooming earlier than usual this year. In a few weeks, this patch will be brown and forgotten. I shot it with a 200mm lens.