Splendid day

Splendid day

Another beautiful day and I got to spend the morning at the grasslands! It seems like it has been awhile since I have gone there so it was certainly nice to get back out there! The grasslands outing will be covered in multiple posts so stay tuned! Winged Microchip Is Smallest-Ever Human-Made Flying Structure –…

Pep in the step

Pep in the step

OMG, it was 46 degrees at our house this morning so quite chilly ! I needed my sweater and chicken hat (thanks Claire!). Indeed, it was a wonderful start to autumn! Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you know.

The closeup view

The closeup view

I really love to look at things close up as you can probably guess by now if you have been reading the blog. Here are a couple closeups… Inside the Growing Movement to Share Science Through Quilting Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you…

Shop window

Shop window

In our house, we have a room we call the shop. This is where I have always done all my hobbies. My computer sits next to it and every morning we sit with our coffee/tea in front of it. Recently as I sat there, I started wondering about the “dirt” on it. On closer examination,…

Signs

Signs

Signs of approaching fall and cooler weather are heading our way. The forecast for my house says Tuesday the weather will only be in the 80’s! Can’t wait! Gopher Biofluorescence Discovered: Underground Species Has a Secret Glow Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you…

Two meters

Two meters

And twenty minutes at one spot before lunch. That is how slow I was. All these photos are in an area of about two meters. Opinion: In defense of armyworms. They aren’t exactly the scourges of lawns. Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you…

On the backside

On the backside

A few days ago, I ran across several critters that were on the backsides of some leaves and a couple today as well. Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you know.

Whoa, two!

Whoa, two!

It would have been cool to see the change of the slime mold and fungus overnight as it happened, but I am not going to set that up. So these will have to do. But wait there is more 😉 Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see,…

Find it if you can

Find it if you can

Watching and observing nature is what we do right. Some times, it just being in the right place at the right time. You see something that catches your eye, maybe just a slight movement or color. Ancient spider caring for her offspring is trapped in 99 million-year-old amber Ancient spider caring for her offspring is trapped in…

A few shots

A few shots

Every day, I try to see something and these are few of the sights I saw today. The clouds today were nice for us, but I hope those folks to south stay safe. Photographing the Microscopic: Winners of Nikon Small World 2021 Heavy Metals Give Ants a Powerful Bite Keep looking! The more you know,…

Ambrosia trifida

Ambrosia trifida

Hold on, why would anyone love Ambrosia trifida or more commonly known as Giant Ragweed you may be asking? Well, I must say I have liked the plant for many years. Each winter, the sparrows and other bird species would flock to our Giant Ragweed to eat the seeds in the winter. I love ragweed!…