A Praying Mantis In The Hand...

July 31, 2016 - A Praying Mantis climbed up on me while I was sitting on the deck in the afternoon. She was very friendly, and posed for...
Read the Full Post »

Spunk, Hummingbird, Crow

July 30, 2016 - A hummingbird teased Spunk early in the morning while a crow cawed and pecked about in a cottonwood. You can see an anim...
Read the Full Post »


Monarch Mimic

July 28, 2016 - I spotted this butterfly out in the meadow playing with a monarch butterfly. I noticed it has a similar structure in the...
Read the Full Post »

More Critters

July 27, 2016 - Three times four calling birds Incoming Skinny Praying Mantis Two times four calling birds Peek-a-bo...
Read the Full Post »

Spider & Snake

July 26, 2016 - This spider had spun its web across the path just outside our front door. Laurie came across this garter snake on t...
Read the Full Post »

Monarch in the Wind

July 25, 2016 - This Monarch Butterfly was very determined to feed on our white and pink butterfly bushes growing on the edge of our dec...
Read the Full Post »


Black on Yellow

July 23, 2016 - A rusty black butterfly was feeding on our yellow butterfly bush, and a dragonfly with tiger stripes was hanging out und...
Read the Full Post »

It's a Hot One

July 22, 2016 - 109º F (42.8º C) @ 5:59 pm My car registered 109º F (42.8º C) outside in the late afternoon. When I got home, the kit...
Read the Full Post »

First Zipper

July 21, 2016 - Our first zipper spider of the season is small and thin.
Read the Full Post »





Toad-n-crantz

July 16, 2016 - Rosencrantz checking out the newly mulched path In the morning I chopped and pulled weeds in the path the runs throug...
Read the Full Post »


Three Cat Night

July 14, 2016 - Rosencrantz, Spunk and Sasha.
Read the Full Post »

Common Nighthawk

July 13, 2016 - Common Nighthawks are fast, and change direction constantly as they fly after insects, making it very difficult to get c...
Read the Full Post »

All the Buzz

July 12, 2016 - Bees wrestling The bees are all a buzz about our first sunflower to bloom. Blue dragonfly illuminated by my flas...
Read the Full Post »

PET Scans

July 11, 2016 - Injecting radioactive sugar into my system I had a follow up PET scan on Friday, July 8th to see where I stand after...
Read the Full Post »

The Latest Sit / Stand Desktop

July 10, 2016 - My latest sit / stand desk has been much more of a challenge than the enlarger based desktops I've built recently, becau...
Read the Full Post »

Ratatouille

July 09, 2016 - Laurie made ratatouille and potato wedges this afternoon while I worked on a sit / stand desk. Ingredients weighed, c...
Read the Full Post »

High Desert Forests

July 08, 2016 - Pearl Crescent butterfly in a forest of wild flowers Wild flowers with bee Hummingbird feeding at the top...
Read the Full Post »




Fireworks

July 04, 2016 - Albuquerque's 2016 4th of July Fireworks Show as seen from Corrales on the west bank of the Rio Grande.
Read the Full Post »

2016 Corrales 4th of July Parade

July 04, 2016 - The Sandoval County Princess, Sweetheart and their lovely friend welcome you to the 2016 Corrales 4th of July Parade...
Read the Full Post »

Wet Paint

July 03, 2016 - I put a little "WET PAINT" sign on the board I painted out in the catio the first thing this morning to see if it would...
Read the Full Post »

Dark Shadows

July 02, 2016 - Hummingbird in the dark shadows of the trumpet vine. Another busy day. I am getting a post in between what will be late...
Read the Full Post »

Staying Alive: Wales Wins

July 01, 2016 - Spunk and Sasha practicing their kitty soccer moves If you haven't seen the music video Ready to Monday: The Band Of...
Read the Full Post »