Plum season!

Plum season!

Did you think we were going to get rain today? I did. Then as I watched the radar image this morning, it dissipated over Jacksboro. Darn right. However, we’re getting a light shower this evening. One tenth of inch so far! A giant ‘wall of wind’ can blow away structures with the strength of Category…

Running water

Running water

Mother nature came through last night! We got 1.63″ Now continuing on with yesterday outing! The world’s largest plant is a 112-mile-long seagrass in Australia Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you know.

Covered in fur

Covered in fur

Indeed, this is a wonderful time of the year, spring and summer. New life is bursting forth! Always fun to watch! California Investigating Oil Companies For Alleged Plastic Recycling Deception  A New Candidate for Oldest Tree in the World Is Discovered in Chile Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the…

Forty-seven

Forty-seven

Indeed it is feeling more like summer everyday! At least the wind keeps it pleasant enough. The creative way to pay for wildlife recovery Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you know.

Spring Ladies-tress!

Spring Ladies-tress!

Continuing on with the second part of Ladonia post. And it certainly was a good day to be out on a Blackland prairie at the Caddo NG! No Frosted Elfins that day. 🙁 Nevertheless, it was a splendid day at the Ladonia Units with new and old friends! Moreover, many thanks to Jeff for suggesting…

Back at Ladonia Units

Back at Ladonia Units

Jeff Quayle and I led a group from the NPAT Ft. Worth chapter to the Caddo NG. Meeting at Tractor Supply in Bonham, the group was eager to head out. It had been two and half weeks since I was last there. So I was hoping for new plants on the Blackland Prairie. I will…

Passenger Pigeon and splats

Passenger Pigeon and splats

The last record of a wild Passenger Pigeon was March 24, 1900. In fact, rewards were offered by the American Ornithologists’ Union for finding a nest. The effort was futile. A captive bird named Martha, died at the Cincinnati Zoological Garden on September 1, 1914. She was 29 years old. Billions of the Passenger Pigeons…

No clouds today

No clouds today

The sunshine was in full force! Indeed, this must be why the butterflies were out this morning along the roadside. Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you know.

Soggy

Soggy

Indeed, what a wonderful soggy day! We ended up with a mere 1.85″ at our place! Of course, that was great! However, Jeanne’s Fossil Hill got a whopping 4″! Whatever amount you got (and I hope you got some) was much needed, eh! Paleontologists Find Biggest Pterosaur Species Ever Unearthed in South America This Device…

Three days of cackling

Three days of cackling

For three days, the Rain Crow (also known as the Yellow-billed Cuckoo) was cackling a forecast of rain. Well, it was right, we got rain at our house! LOL Our bucket has one inch and more is coming down at press time. Oh what a wonderful rain! U.S. Customs Agents Find Rare Moth Last Spotted…

No rain yet

No rain yet

All we got today was the occasional mist. Maybe tonight the rain will come. So if you have not done so, empty your rain gauge! Do you have non-native plants at your house? Certainly is something that most places have. And we have more than our share. A family of termites has been traversing the…

Cool day!

Cool day!

No complaints from me on the weather today! In anticipation of the rain this week, now would be the time to empty your rain gauge if you haven’t already 🙂 Everyday Plastic Products – Such As Coffee Cups – Release Trillions of Microscopic Particles Into Water Keep looking! The more you know, the more you…